Full name: Charles Hewes Moore, Jr.
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: August 12, 1929 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)
As a high hurdler, Charles Moore, Sr. went to Paris in 1924 as an alternate on the Olympic team. In 1952, 28 years later, his son enjoyed far greater success at the Olympics when he won the 400m hurdles and ran a 46.3 relay leg for the team that took the silver medals behind Jamaica. Moore won the NCAA 440y flat for Cornell in 1949 and the low hurdles in 1951. He won the AAU 440y hurdles four years straight from 1949 and was unbeaten in his 23 races as an intermediate hurdler. After the 1952 Olympics, at meets in London, he twice posted a world record for the 440y hurdles within the space of five days, leaving it at 51.6.
Personal Bests: 400 – 46.7y (1949); 400H – 50.7 (1952).
|1952 Summer||22||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||United States||USA||1||Gold|
|1952 Summer||22||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1952 Summer||22||Helsinki||Athletics||United States||Final||1||=OR||50.8||51.06||6|
|1952 Summer||22||Helsinki||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||1||QU||52.0||52.08|
|1952 Summer||22||Helsinki||Athletics||United States||Quarter-Finals||Heat One||1||QU/OR||50.8||50.98|
|1952 Summer||22||Helsinki||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||51.8||51.92|