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Bayes Norton

Full name: Bayes Marshall Norton
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: September 23, 1903 in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 21, 1967 in Gambier, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Bayes Norton competed for Yale as a sprinter and finished second in the 1924 Olympic Trials. He earned a Rhodes Scholarship and competed thru the late 20s for Oxford in both the 100y and 220y. He later became a professor of chemistry at Kenyon College. He was a government consultant and was cited for his contribution to the Manhattan Project during World War II. He was co-author of an official US Government history of science in World War II, entitled Rockets, Guns and Targets.

Personal Best: 200 – 21.8 (1924).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics Men's 200 metres United States USA 5

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T L
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics United States Final 5 22.0 3
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 22.1
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat Four 2 QU 22.3
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 21.8