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Graeme Hammond

Full name: Graeme Monroe Hammond
Gender: Male
Born: February 1, 1858 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 30, 1944 in New York, New York, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Graeme Hammond was a well-known athlete and doctor in New York City in the latter half of the 19th century. He was born in Philadelphia to William Hammond, who was Surgeon-General of the Union Army during the Civil War. Graeme Hammond attended Columbia College and the NYU Medical School, graduating from there in 1881. He would also later earn a law degree from NYU in 1900. In 1877, while at Columbia, Hammond won the IC4A title at both 440 and 880 yards. As a doctor, Hammond’s specialty was neurology. In 1911-12 he was President of the American Neurological Association, and served as professor of nervous diseases at NYU for his entire professional life. In 1891 he helped found the Amateur Fencing League of America and served as its President until 1930. He also served as President of the American Olympic Association (later the United States Olympic Committee) from 1930-32. He was physician to several Olympic teams.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 54 Stockholm Fencing Men's Foil, Individual United States USA 4T p5 r1/4
1912 Summer 54 Stockholm Fencing Men's Épée, Individual United States USA 4 p9 r1/4

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BL
1912 Summer 54 Stockholm Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 4T 1912-07-06 3

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BL
1912 Summer 54 Stockholm Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Nine 4 1912-07-11 3
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