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Vince Gallagher

Full name: Vincent Joseph "Vince" Gallagher, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: April 30, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 27, 1983 in Miami, Florida, United States
Affiliations: US Naval Academy, Annapolis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Vince Gallagher started college at Rutgers but received an appointment to the Naval Academy and began there in 1919. He had no rowing experience but learned quickly and was on Navy boats which won the IRA Regatta in 1921 and 1922, as well as winning the Olympic gold medal. Gallagher became a career officer in the navy, retiring in 1957 as a commander.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Final 6:05.0
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:24.0
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 6:24.0