Year Inducted: 2012
Maureen Pinkos had success in competitive swimming from the get go when she attended the 1978 Ontario Championships as a 12 year old winning gold in the 100m, and bronze in the 200m freestyle events.
Later that year, Maureen would win 3 silvers and bronze medal at a Championship meet in Point Claire, Quebec while following that up with 10 medals at an event in Watertown, New York against girls older than her.
She finished 1978 with a trip to Coventry, England to compete against older girls qualifying for two events and taking home a bronze in the 50m freestyle.
A year later, Maureen won 11 medals at the Provincial Championships in Peterborough and was the Overall Points Champion.