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Jim Lamy

Full name: James Ernest "Jim" Lamy
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 251 lbs (114 kg)
Born: May 30, 1928 in Saranac Lake, New York, United States
Died: May 30, 1992 in Corning, New York, United States
Affiliations: Saranac Lake Bobsled Club, Saranac Lake (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

In the first decade of this century Ed Lamy was the greatest speed skater in the United States. His son, Jim Lamy tried speed skating for a short time but went on to become one of the most titled men in American bobsledding. Lamy represented the Saranac Lake Bobsled Club and, in addition to his Olympic medal, he won the following titles: North American 4-man (1957, 1959 and 1962), AAU 2-man (1962 and 1963), and AAU 4-man (1955 and 1961-62). Lamy worked for many years in sales with the Swift Co. near Lake Placid. He later became the manager of the Mt. Van Hoevenburg bobsled facility.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 27 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-1 USA 3 Bronze
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Two United States-1 USA 5
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-2 USA AC

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Larry McKillip Final Standings
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Larry McKillip Run 1
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Larry McKillip Run 2
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Larry McKillip Run 3
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Larry McKillip Run 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1956 Winter 27 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Final Standings
1956 Winter 27 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 1
1956 Winter 27 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 2
1956 Winter 27 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 3
1956 Winter 27 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 4
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Final Standings
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Run 1
1964 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Run 2
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