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Ralph Evans

Full name: Ralph Liggett Evans, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: February 7, 1924 in New York, New York, United States
Died: July 23, 2000 in Darien, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Nautical Association
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Ralph Evans was a graduate of MIT and sailed out of the Massachusetts Bay Area Club at the 1948 Olympics. Evans was in the Navy in World War II, where he was a Corsair pilot. He enrolled at MIT after the war. Evans learned to sail in Cape Cod baby knockabouts off Great South Bay off Long Island. The 1948 single-handed Olympic trials were held in interclub dinghies and Evans only learned to sail the Firefly after he qualified, when one was provided for him by the MIT Nautical Society.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 24 London Sailing Mixed One Person Dinghy United States USA 2 Silver

Mixed One Person Dinghy

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T
1948 Summer 24 London Sailing United States Final Standings 2 5,408
1948 Summer 24 London Sailing United States Race One 2 1,122 1-31:09
1948 Summer 24 London Sailing United States Race Two 3 946 1-30:27
1948 Summer 24 London Sailing United States Race Three 13 309 2-14:53
1948 Summer 24 London Sailing United States Race Four 9 469 1-29:14
1948 Summer 24 London Sailing United States Race Five 1 1,423 1-56:14
1948 Summer 24 London Sailing United States Race Six 5 724 2-37:07
1948 Summer 24 London Sailing United States Race Seven 5 724 2-42:22
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