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John Biby

Full name: John Edward Biby, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: February 28, 1912 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 23, 2002 in Newport Beach, California, United States
Affiliations: California Yacht Club, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

John Biby briefly attended the University of Washington but later settled at the UCLA with fellow 1932 sailors Bill Cooper and Richard Moore. He graduated in 1933 with a degree in economics. He later attended Stanford Law School, but did not finish. In 1932, while a member of the California Yacht Club, he sailed aboard Owen Churchill’s boat, the Santa Maria, which won the gold medal in the 8-metre class. After World War II, Biby joined the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club and raced penguin dinghies. Biby’s business career was with Douglas Aircraft, which he joined in 1935.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Sailing Mixed 8 metres Angelita USA 1 Gold

Mixed 8 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Sailing Angelita USA Final Standings 1932-08-05 8
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Sailing Angelita USA Race One 1932-08-05 2 2-01:09
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Sailing Angelita USA Race Two 1932-08-06 2 2-18:46
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Sailing Angelita USA Race Three 1932-08-07 2 2-03:03
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Sailing Angelita USA Race Four 1932-08-08 2 2-25:46
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