Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame
HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2014

2014 Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Jackie Drouin (Track/Field) Collins Hill High School
  • Eric Shanteau (Swimming) Parkview High School
  • Jon Stinchcomb (Football) Parkview High School
  • Jeff Backus (Football) Norcross High School
  • Kibwé Johnson (Track/Field) North Gwinnett High School
  • Coach Hugh (Buck) Buchanan (Baseball) Parkview High School

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Gwinnett Daily Post Article

Hall of Fame
KIBWÉ JOHNSON
Hall of Fame Class 2014 North Gwinnett High School, Class of 2000Track/Field
    • Pan-American Games, hammer throw silver medalist – 2007
    • USA Track and Field National Title, weight throw – 2008
    • 3x USA Champion
    • Pan-American Games, gold medalist – 2011
    • Pan-American Games record holder
    • Only third American to pass 80 meters in hammer throw
    • Represented US in World Championships – 2007, 2011
    • US Olympian, 2012, first to make the final since 1996
    • Highest world ranking of 3rd – 2011 (allathletics.com)
    • 2x GA state HS champion - discus
    • NCAA all –division record holder 35lb weight throw
    • 3rd person ever to throw 35lb weight 25m (82’)
    • Best discus/hammer combination all-time
    • Starred in Football and track at NG
    • All conference selection- SS Moorpark Junior College Football 10-1 (2002)
    • NCAA Field Athlete of the Year – 2007
    • 3x NCAA Champion
    • Sponsors New York Athletic Club and NIKE

North Gwinnett grad, two-time Olympian Kibwé Johnson hired as SPIRE Institute throws coach