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Joe Moore

Full name: Joseph John "Joe" Moore
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Born: January 12, 1901 in New York, New York, United States
Died: April 28, 1982 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: 181st Street Ice Palace, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Joe Moore had one of the longest careers of any of the early American speed skaters. He first began appearing in results in 1917 in handicap races around New York City. Always competing in the New York – New Jersey area, he won over 15 major competitions in all-around. His first major victory was the 1921 Eastern Championships and his last was the 1927 Long Island Championships. He never won a US All-around Championship, his best finish being second in 1923, but he was Canadian All-around Champion in 1922. Perhaps his biggest victory came in 1926 at Madison Square Garden when he won what was billed as the Race of the Century, defeating Finnish speed skating legend Clas Thunberg and Canadian Charles Gorman. In 1921, Moore was briefly banned from amateur competition because his name had been used in advertisements.

Personal Bests: 500 – 44.4 (1926); 1500 – 2:31.6 (1924); 10000 – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Winter 23 Chamonix Speed Skating Men's 500 metres United States USA 8T OR
1924 Winter 23 Chamonix Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 8T
1924 Winter 23 Chamonix Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 12 OR

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
1924 Winter 23 Chamonix Speed Skating United States Final Standings 8T OR 45.6 11.0

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Winter 23 Chamonix Speed Skating United States Final Standings 8T 2:31.6

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Winter 23 Chamonix Speed Skating United States Final Standings 12 OR 19:36.2