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Larry Low

Full name: Lawrence Edgar "Larry" Low
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: August 22, 1920 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 1, 1996 in Toms River, New Jersey, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Larry Low crewed for helmsman [Bert Williams] to win the 1956 Olympic Star class title. Low, who was a builder by trade, was a frequent winner of races in the New York Metropolitan area. He served for several years as President of the Comet Class Yacht Racing Association and as secretary of the International Star Class Yacht Racing Association. Low was runner-up in the Comet class international championships in 1948-49, 1952, and 1954. He was a three-time winner of the National Sweepstakes in Red Bank, New Jersey, twice won the Long Island Bowl for the Comet class, and was a six-time winner of the North Jersey Comet class.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Sailing Mixed Two Person Keelboat Kathleen USA 1 Gold

Mixed Two Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date PTS T
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Sailing Kathleen USA Bert Williams Final Standings 1956-11-26 5,876
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Sailing Kathleen USA Bert Williams Race One 1956-11-26 1,180 2-55:19
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Sailing Kathleen USA Bert Williams Race Two 1956-11-27 481 3-15:08
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Sailing Kathleen USA Bert Williams Race Three 1956-11-28 879 3-26:42
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Sailing Kathleen USA Bert Williams Race Four 1956-11-29 1,180 2-55:06
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Sailing Kathleen USA Bert Williams Race Five 1956-12-03 879 3-04:48
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Sailing Kathleen USA Bert Williams Race Six 1956-12-04 879 3-23:15
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Sailing Kathleen USA Bert Williams Race Seven 1956-12-05 879 3-02:04
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