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Dick Howell

Full name: Richard John "Dick" Howell
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (198 cm)
Born: October 12, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 20, 1967 in Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Northwestern Wildcats, Evanston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Dick Howell was a prep star at Hyde Park High School near Chicago, and was a member of the Northwestern swim teams that won Big Ten and NCAA championships in 1924-25. Howell was NCAA Champion in both the 440 and 1,650 yard freestyle events in 1924, and won the 220 yard free in 1925. Howeel won four Big 10 titles and at one time held 10 Big 10 freestyle records. Howell also played water polo at Northwestern, and was on the wrestling team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle United States USA 3 h3 r1/3
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 3 q 22:48.2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 1
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 1
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