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Gardner Cox

Full name: Frank Gardner Cox, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: February 5, 1920 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: March 30, 1988 in Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Mantoloking Yacht Club/Corinthian Yacht Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Biography

Gardner Cox graduated from Philips Andover Academy in 1937 and then Princeton in 1941. He won the Morss Trophy for the Intercollegiate Dinghy Championship in 1940 and 1941 and was second in 1939. Cox was International Penguin Class Dinghy Champion in 1958, 1960, and 1964. Cox won the US Championship in the 5.5 metre class in 1968, qualifying him for the Olympic team, where he helmed the US entry in the 5.5 metre. Cox became a frequent columnist for Sail magazine. In 1988 US Sailing honored him with the creation of the F. Gardner Cox Sportsmanship Award. Cox was an inaugural member of the Intercollegiate Sailing Hall of Fame, inducted in 1969.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 48 Ciudad de México Sailing Mixed 5.5 metres United States USA 8

Mixed 5.5 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS
1968 Summer 48 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Final Standings 1968-10-14 74.7 89.7
1968 Summer 48 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race One 1968-10-14 13.0
1968 Summer 48 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Two 1968-10-15 14.0
1968 Summer 48 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Three 1968-10-16 14.0
1968 Summer 48 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Four 1968-10-17 8.0
1968 Summer 48 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Five 1968-10-19 15.0
1968 Summer 48 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Six 1968-10-20 14.0
1968 Summer 48 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Seven 1968-10-21 11.7
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