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George Moore

Full name: George Bissland Moore
Gender: Male
Born: October 6, 1918 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

George Moore entered pentathlon after a track career at West Point. At the 1948 Olympics, his silver medal came after a second place in riding and a third place in fencing. Moore was in the U.S. Army in airborne and artillery during World War II, participating in the North African and Italian campaigns. His decorations included two Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart and the Legion of Merit. After the war, he taught at West Point before retiring in 1965, as a colonel, to enter the computer management field. He later returned to education as an administrator.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 29 London Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS T TP OP W TH
1948 Summer 29 London Modern Pentathlon United States Final Standings 2 47
1948 Summer 29 London Modern Pentathlon United States Riding 2 100.0 9:22.7 0.0 0.0
1948 Summer 29 London Modern Pentathlon United States Fencing 3T 26
1948 Summer 29 London Modern Pentathlon United States Shooting 21 183 20
1948 Summer 29 London Modern Pentathlon United States Swimming 17 5:09.2
1948 Summer 29 London Modern Pentathlon United States Running 4 15:07.5