Full name: Claude Odell Bracey, Jr.
Nickname(s): The Flying Texan
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: June 8, 1909 in Humble, Texas, United States
Died: September 23, 1940 in Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Rice Owls, Houston (USA)
Country: United States
At the 1929 Texas Relays, Claude Bracey ran 9.5 for 100 yards, to better the existing world record of 9.6, although it was never ratified by the IAAF. In 1928 he won the sprint double at the NCAA Championships, representing Rice. His best finish at the AAU was second in the 1929 100.
Personal Bests: 100y â 9.5 (1929); 100 â 10.4 (1932); 220y â 20.9s (1928).
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