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Dick Murphy

Full name: Richard Frederick "Dick" Murphy
Gender: Male
Born: November 14, 1931 in [unknown], New Jersey, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Dick Murphy was a member of the great Naval Academy eight which won the IRA Regatta, the Eastern Sprints, the Olympic Trials, and the Olympic Games in 1952. He rowed for two more years, adding two more titles at the IRAs and the Easterns. After graduation from Annapolis in 1954 he spent his required time in the service, but retired immediately thereafter as a first lieutenant.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Rowing United States USA Final 6:25.9
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:32.1
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 6:09.0