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Jim Kerr

Full name: James Lancefield "Jim" Kerr
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: August 17, 1940 in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Country: ISV United States Virgin Islands
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Jim Kerr was on the US Olympic team in the modern pentathlon in 1964 but did not compete. He excelled in both swimming and running, and was on state championship teams in both cross-country and swimming at Waukesha South High School in Wisconsin. He later swam at the University of Michigan. After college Kerr competed in fencing competitions and was a competitor at several US national championships. He later settled in the US Virgin Islands, where he continued to compete in fencing and represented the US Virgin Islands as a fencer at the 1984 Olympics. Later in life, Kerr became blind and began sailing for recreation. He then started competing in disabled sailing competitions for the blind, with an aim to sail at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 43 Los Angeles Fencing Men's Épée, Individual United States Virgin Islands ISV 61T

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW TG TR TD
1984 Summer 43 Los Angeles Fencing United States Virgin Islands ISV Round One Pool Five 5 1984-08-07 0 7 20
1984 Summer 43 Los Angeles Fencing United States Virgin Islands ISV Round One Pool Five 2 1984-08-07 Poffet (SUI) 5, Kerr (ISV) 1 1
1984 Summer 43 Los Angeles Fencing United States Virgin Islands ISV Round One Pool Five 2 1984-08-07 Lee (KOR) 5, Kerr (ISV) 2 2
1984 Summer 43 Los Angeles Fencing United States Virgin Islands ISV Round One Pool Five 2 1984-08-07 Boisse (FRA) 5, Kerr (ISV) 1 1
1984 Summer 43 Los Angeles Fencing United States Virgin Islands ISV Round One Pool Five 2 1984-08-07 Peña (PUR) 5, Kerr (ISV) 3 3
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