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Kenneth Glass

Full name: Kenneth Gilbert Glass
Gender: Male
Born: July 24, 1913 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 17, 1961 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

As a member of the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Ken Glass was selected, alongside Gard Boultbee, Philip Rogers, and Gerald Wilson, to represent Canada in the 6 metre class at the 1932 Summer Olympics. There they lost the first four races and, with no hope of catching up, dropped out of the last two. As there were only three nations competing, however, the Canadians took home a bronze medal. Glass graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1939, where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta. He then served in World War II with the Royal Canadian Navy prior to entering the light metals industry of Vancouver in 1946, eventually becoming president of Major Aluminum and Western Magnesium. He remained active in sailing throughout his life and was Commodore of the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club from 1953 through 1954.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Sailing Mixed 6 metres Caprice CAN 3 Bronze

Mixed 6 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Sailing Caprice CAN Final Standings 1932-08-05 4
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Sailing Caprice CAN Race One 1932-08-05 1 2-17:01
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Sailing Caprice CAN Race Two 1932-08-06 1 2-12:15
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Sailing Caprice CAN Race Three 1932-08-07 1 1-46:36
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Sailing Caprice CAN Race Four 1932-08-08 1 2-34:17