Sabir Butt 

Sabir begin his illustrious squash career with capturing six Canadian Junior Championships (1981 – U13, 1982 – U15, 1983 & 1984 – U17 and 1986 & 1987 – U19). Butt became a 4-time Canadian National Men’s Open Champion in 1988, 1990, 1991 and 1994. After winning the 1984 Scottish Junior Open U16, Sabir finished fourth in the 1986 World Junior Championships and was a semi-finalist in the 1986 British U19 Open.  

Sabir also represented Canada as a senior team member in the 1987 and 1988 World Team Championships and was a member of the Canadian National Men’s Team, winning Gold in the 1992 Pan American Championships Men’s individual, and Gold in the Men’s Team at the 1995 Pan American Games with team mates and hall of famers Jonathon Power, Gary Waite, and Jamie Crombie. At the 1995 Pan Am Men’s Individual event, Butt received Bronze. In 2002 Sabir, with team mates Viktor Berg, Shawn Delierre and Kelly Patrick, the team captured Gold in the Pan American Senior Championships Men’s Team event.  

Sabir joined the Professional Squash Association in 1985 winning 16 PSA and ISPA Championship titles, and reached a career-high #17 World Ranking in May of 1988. To book end his stellar squash career, in 1994 Sabir was named Mississauga’s Athlete of the Year.