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Garrett Gilmore

Full name: William Evans Garrett Gilmore
Gender: Male
Born: February 16, 1895 in Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 5, 1969 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Bachelors Barge Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Garrett Gilmore started rowing in 1919 when he joined the Bachelor’s Barge Club. His first national titles came the following year when he won in some junior and intermediate shells. But Gilmore won many titles as a senior, including five national senior titles in the single sculls and several more in the doubles. At the 1924 Olympics he was beaten by the great British oarsman, Jack Beresford, but at the 1932 Olympics he teamed with Ken Myers to take the gold medal. Gilmore’s career was as a real estate broker.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 29 Paris Rowing Men's Single Sculls United States USA 2 Silver
1932 Summer 37 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Double Sculls United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Single Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1924 Summer 29 Paris Rowing United States USA Final 7:54.0
1924 Summer 29 Paris Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 7:03.2

Men's Double Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1932 Summer 37 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Ken Myers Final 7:17.4
1932 Summer 37 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Ken Myers Round One Heat Two 7:14.6
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