B. 1900-08-11, Gainesville, Texas, USA; D. 1943-07-21
Track and Field (2 gold, 2 silver)
|4x100 m Relay||gold||1600|
At Antwerpen, he won the 100m by jumping to the finishing line.
During WW2, he became a hero in the marine corps, and they named a ship after him after his death.
|Men's 400 metres Freestyle||R1:21st||0.64|
|Men's 1500 metres Freestyle||R1:16th||6.4|
|Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay||R1:11th||1.6|
|Three-Day Event, Individual||dnf||0.00002|
|Three-Day Event, Team||dnf||-|
Olympic Competitor nr 3362
|Men's 110 metres Hurdles||R1:4th||25.8|
|Men's 400 metres Hurdles||R1:4th||fifth||1521.75|
|Men's Welterweight (-66.7 kg)||R1||79.13|
|Men's Lightweight (-61.2 kg)||R1||QF||977.9|
|Men's 100 metres Freestyle||R1:21st||0.64|
|Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay||bronze||640|
|Men's 100 m Freestyle||R1:3rd||R1:4th||16.676|
|Men's 4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay||SF:4th||SF:3rd||260|
|Men's Water Polo||9th||gold||bronze||fourth||6656.875|
|Men's Light−Heavyweight (-87 kg)||10th||150|
Written 2000-11-28 - last modified 2019-12-06
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