First Name: John
Last Name: Giovannetti
Sport: Trap Shooting
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: 2006
Home Town: Port Morien
County: Cape Breton County

Despite having his left arm amputated at the shoulder during World War II, John Giovannetti dominated the sport of trap shooting during his 30-year career. Giovannetti began competing in 1960 and won the Nova Scotia Championship title in 1967. He participated in many competitions across Canada and the United States, winning two Canadian National Championships in 1974 and 1985.

Throughout his trap shooting career, Giovannetti amassed over 50 trophies, medals, and badges. He also received many awards for shooting 100 traps in a row on numerous occasions, which is equivalent to achieving a perfect game of bowlinga rare feat in the sport of trap shooting.


• Joined the Army 1943 as a Tank Gunner
• Won Open Class at the Canadian Championships
• Won Two National Championships in 1974 & 1985
• Crowned Nova Scotia Champion in 1967
• Worked with Department of Highways for 30 years
• Inducted Cape Breton Sports Hall of Fame 2004