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Jim Hardy

Full name: James Herbert "Jim" Hardy
Gender: Male
Born: January 15, 1923 in San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 20, 1986 in Princeville, Hawaiʻi, United States
Affiliations: California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Jim Hardy began rowing in high school, helping Balboa High to the San Francisco city championship in 1940. He then served in the army medical corps during World War II, leaving as a second lieutenant in 1946, and matriculating at the University of California. Hardy graduated from Cal in 1949 with a degree in civil engineering, and made his career as a traffic engineer in California. Hardy rowed the six-oar for the Cal eight at the Olympics.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 25 London Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1948 Summer 25 London Rowing United States USA Final Round 5:56.7
1948 Summer 25 London Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 6:36.5
1948 Summer 25 London Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Four 5:59.1
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