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Joe Healey

Full name: Joseph F. "Joe" Healey
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: July 25, 1910 in Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 16, 1992 in Westwood, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Joe Healey was AAU 400 hurdles runner-up in 1932 and 1933. The 1932 AAU doubled as the Olympic Trials which qualified him for the US Olympic team. He competed for New York University and the NYAC.

Healey graduated from NYU in 1935, and then became a captain in the New York City Fire Department from 1937-57. He also worked as an assistant track coach at NYU from 1948-57, when he was named head coach, holding that position until his retirement in 1978. In 1971 Healey was named coach of the year by the United States Track Coaches Association.

Personal Best: 400H – 53.0 (1932).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 4 h2 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 53.2
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 54.2 54.06
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