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John Gallagher

Full name: John James Gallagher, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: April 13, 1890 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


John Gallagher ran distances for Yale. It is unclear how he was chosen for the 1912 Olympic marathon as he never placed in any Trials races in 1912. At the 1912 Boston Marathon, he took the lead in the race at about 9 miles, but later withdrew.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-44:20 (1912).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Men's Marathon United States USA 7

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Standings 7 2-44:19.4
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