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Hugh Foley

Full name: Hugh Miller Foley
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: March 3, 1944 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Vesper Boat Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Hugh Foley began rowing for Loyola University in Los Angeles, but transferred to LaSalle, graduating from there in 1966 with a degree in accounting. Rowing for Vesper BC, Foley won six U.S. championships, either in the eights or the fours with. He also won several international regattas in Britain, Europe, and Australia, and at the 1967 Pan-American Games was joined by his 1964 Olympic teammates, [Bill Stowe] and [Bob Zimonyi], to take a gold medal in the fours with. Hugh Foley remained active in rowing when he coached the crew teams at Boston University for most of the 70s, but he later worked as a programmer/accountant.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 6:18.23
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat Two 6:01.47
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 5:54.30
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