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Harry Glancy

Full name: Harrison Smith "Harry" Glancy
Gender: Male
Born: September 17, 1904 in Bens Run, West Virginia, United States
Died: September 22, 2002 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Affiliations: Penn AC, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Harry Glancy was attending Mercersburg Academy when he swam on the relay team which took the gold medals at the Paris Olympics. Glancy, who later competed for the Penn AC, won two AAU freestyle titles and one in the IM. He was also captain of the team that won a gold medal at the 1927 Pan-Pacific Games in Japan. He later worked as a swim judge and judged the sport at three Olympics. Glancy was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1990.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 19 Paris Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 19 Paris Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 9:53.4
1924 Summer 19 Paris Swimming United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU/WR 9:59.4
1924 Summer 19 Paris Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 1 QU 10:41.6