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Thomas Horton

Full name: Thomas Frederick Horton
Gender: Male
Born: May 11, 1926 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Died: July 28, 2014 in Ojai, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Thomas Horton competed at two Olympics as a kayaker, competing in K-1 in 1948 and K-2 in 1952. Later in life he lived in various small towns in Southern California. Horton was in the US Marine Corps and after his death, was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. He is honored by the Thomas Horton Trophy which is given at the US National Championships to the leader in juvenile total points.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 22 London Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres United States USA 6 h2 r1/2
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres United States USA 5 h3 r1/2

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 22 London Canoeing United States Round One Heat Two 6 4:58.0

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Canoeing United States USA John Eiseman Round One Heat Three 1952-07-28
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