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Tom Price

Full name: Thomas Steele "Tom" Price
Gender: Male
Born: May 28, 1933 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Rutgers Rowing
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Tom Price began rowing only six months before the 1952 Olympics and first sat in a pair-oared shell only two months before the Helsinki Games. At the time he was a freshman at Rutgers and his partner was also a Rutgers student, Charles Logg. Together they were soundly beaten in the first heat of the Olympics, finishing last. However they came through the repêchages to the final where they met the same three boats who had beaten them in the first round. In the finals they reversed the decision to take the gold medal, being dubbed the "Cinderella Kids" in the process. At the 1955 Pan American Games they also won coxless paris event.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxless Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Rowing United States USA Charlie Logg Final 8:20.7
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Rowing United States USA Charlie Logg Semi-Final Repêchage Heat One 7:36.2
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Rowing United States USA Charlie Logg Round One Repêchage Heat Two 7:28.4
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Rowing United States USA Charlie Logg Round One Heat One 7:50.7