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Herman Whiton

Full name: Herman Frasch Whiton
Nickname(s): Swede
Gender: Male
Born: April 6, 1904 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 6, 1967 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Seawanhaka Corinthian YC, Oyster Bay (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Husband of Emelyn Whiton.

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Swede Whiton graduated from Princeton in 1926 and later did postgraduate work at Harvard and Columbia's department of geology. He was president of the Union Sulphur & Oil Corp. and was generous in assisting those less well placed financially to take up the sport of sailing. On one occasion he purchased eight boats to endow a series of nautical summer courses.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Sailing Mixed 6 metres Frieda USA 6
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Mixed 6 metres Llanoria USA 1 Gold
1952 Summer 48 Helsinki Sailing Mixed 6 metres Llanoria USA 1 Gold

Mixed 6 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date T PTS
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Sailing Frieda USA Final Standings 1928-08-02
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Sailing Frieda USA Race One 1928-08-02 3-00:40
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Sailing Frieda USA Race Two 1928-08-03 1-55:34
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Sailing Frieda USA Race Three 1928-08-04
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Sailing Frieda USA Race Four 1928-08-05 2-15:42
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Sailing Frieda USA Race Five 1928-08-07 2-19:09
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Sailing Frieda USA Race Six 1928-08-08 2-26:25
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Sailing Frieda USA Race Seven 1928-08-09 2-03:55
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Llanoria USA Final Standings 1948-08-03 5,472
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race One 1948-08-03 2-50:40 540
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Two 1948-08-04 2-35:51 1,142
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Three 1948-08-05 2-10:50 1,142
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Four 1948-08-06 2-23:42 665
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Five 1948-08-10 2-05:33 239
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Six 1948-08-11 2-55:06 1,142
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Seven 1948-08-12 2-26:20 841
1952 Summer 48 Helsinki Sailing Llanoria USA Final Standings 1952-07-20 4,870
1952 Summer 48 Helsinki Sailing Llanoria USA Race One 1952-07-20 2-31:58 540
1952 Summer 48 Helsinki Sailing Llanoria USA Race Two 1952-07-21 3-22:51 188
1952 Summer 48 Helsinki Sailing Llanoria USA Race Three 1952-07-22 2-28:00 1,142
1952 Summer 48 Helsinki Sailing Llanoria USA Race Four 1952-07-23 2-45:36 1,142
1952 Summer 48 Helsinki Sailing Llanoria USA Race Five 1952-07-26 2-50:03 239
1952 Summer 48 Helsinki Sailing Llanoria USA Race Six 1952-07-27 2-35:32 665
1952 Summer 48 Helsinki Sailing Llanoria USA Race Seven 1952-07-28 3-00:50 1,142
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