Four Tasmanian sporting stars have been inducted into the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame.
The Minister for Sport and Recreation, Jane Howlett, announced Tim Deavin, Matthew Goss, Kerry Hore and Sid Taberlay as the newest athletes in the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame.
Tim Deavin had a seven-year international career with the Kookaburras and attended two Olympic Games, London in 2012 and Rio in 2016, earning a bronze medal in London.
Matthew Goss, a former World Champion cyclist, enjoyed a 12 year international cycling career including gold at the Track World Cup in Denmark in the Team Pursuit. Matthew has 17 major wins throughout his career and raced for Australia at the 2012 London Olympics in the men’s road race.
Kerry Hore is an Olympic bronze medallist and was the first Australian female rower to represent Australia at four Olympics: Athens, Beijing, London and Rio.
Sid Taberlay is a five-time National Champion, World Championship medallist, and Oceania medallist. Sid is the first mountain biker inducted into the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame.
With the induction of the four new athletes, this brings the number of members of the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame to 139.
The Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame gallery is located at the Silverdome, in Launceston.