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77 Mormons Who Have Competed in the Olympics


Fred Etcher

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Olympics: 1960 Squaw Valley, Calif. 

Event: Hockey

Medal: Silver

Fred Etcher played hockey for the Whitby Dunlops team that represented Canada in the 1960 Winter Games. His team won the silver medal after falling to the U.S. team, 2-1, in the gold medal game. Etcher was the leading scorer in the Olympic tournament with 12 goals. He also recorded nine assists for 21 points in just seven games.

Etcher later served as bishop of an LDS ward in Ontario.

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