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Vincent Deeney

Full name: John Vincent Deeney
Gender: Male
Born: January 23, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 25, 1999 in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Vesper Boat Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Vincent Deeney rowed for Vesper Boat Club. With Olympic partner [Joe Toland], Deeney won the pair oars national title in 1948, which qualified them for the Olympics. Deeney worked as a bricklayer for [John Kelly]’s construction company, retiring in the 1970s. He was a member of several civic clubs in Philadephia, including the Roman Catholic High School Alumni, the Marian Council of the Knights of Columbus, the Markward Club, and the Brewerytown and Fairmount Old Timers Associations in Philadelphia, as well as Local 1 of the Bricklayers Union in Philadelphia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 33 London Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 2 h1 r2/4

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1948 Summer 33 London Rowing United States USA Joseph Toland Round One Repêchage Heat One 8:09.2
1948 Summer 33 London Rowing United States USA Joseph Toland Round One Heat One 8:13.3
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