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The Scottish Sports Hall of Fame is the national sports hall of fame in Scotlandmarker, initiated on St Andrew's Day (30 November) 2001. It is a joint project organised by sportscotland, the national governmental body for Scottish sport, and the National Museums of Scotland. It is also funded by BBC Scotland and donations from the general public. The patrons are Anne, Princess Royal, a notable supporter of the Scotland national rugby union team; First Minister Alex Salmond; and Formula One legend Jackie Stewart.

The goal is to inspire new generations of Scottish sportspeople by creating a permanent home for the Hall of Fame in the Museum of Scotlandmarker, Edinburghmarker.

The permanent exhibition will consist of four major elements:
  • A display about the members of the Hall of Fame, including key objects relating to their sporting careers and information about their successes
  • A Sporting Moments display through which visitors will be able to replay their favourite sporting moment, or find out more about their sporting hero or heroine
  • An interactive area to enable visitors to pit themselves against the best and feel what it is like to be the fastest runner, highest jumper, most accurate putter or strongest lifter
  • A programme of activities including the annual induction ceremonies to introduce new names to the Hall of Fame.


The Sports Gallery at the Museum of Scotland was opened in 2006.

To date there have been 5 rounds of inductions into the Hall of Fame:
  1. 2002: initial 50 inductees
  2. 2003: 14 inductees
  3. 2004: 6 inductees
  4. 2007: 8 inductees
  5. 2008: 4 inductees


List of inductees in the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame

All-rounders

Cricket, rugby union, tennis, golf, billiards, curling, long jumping and skating:

Athletics and Highland games



Baseball



Bowls



Boxing

The men who pioneered the use of Scotland the Brave as the national anthem.

Cricket



Cycling



Football

Football managers and players:

Golf



Judo



Horse racing



Motorsport



Mountaineering and Hillwalking



Rowing



Rugby union



Sailing



Shinty



Shooting



Swimming and Diving



Table Tennis



Tennis



Water polo



Weightlifting and Wrestling

Launceston Elliott on a postcard 1910


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