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Russell Harmer

Full name: Russell Thomas Harmer
Gender: Male
Born: November 5, 1896 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain
Died: October 31, 1940 in Rackheath, Norfolk, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Russell Harmer attended Uppingham and the RMA, Woolwich, before being commissioned into the Royal Signals in 1915. After being wounded in action, he was demobilized with the rank of Captain and then joined the family wholesale clothing business, eventually succeeding his father, Sir Sidney Harmer, as managing director. Harmer was a member of the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club and was one of the four club members who sailed Lalage to victory at the 1936 Olympics. He was also a member of the Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club. In addition to his sailing interests he was an active member of the Norwich & Norfolk Aero Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Sailing Mixed 6 metres Lalage GBR 1 Gold

Mixed 6 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Final Standings 1936-08-04 67
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race One 1936-08-04 10 2-00:30
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Two 1936-08-04 11 2-03:35
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Three 1936-08-04 8 1-59:58
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Four 1936-08-04 9 3-13:24
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Five 1936-08-04 11 2-30:02
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Six 1936-08-04 7 2-37:08
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Seven 1936-08-04 11 2-09:09
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