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Dick Hyland

Full name: Richard Frank "Dick" Hyland
Other name(s): Frank William Hyland
Gender: Male
Born: July 6, 1900 in San Francisco, California, United States
Died: July 16, 1981 in Wawona, California, United States
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


While attending Stanford, Dick Hyland showed a fine all-round sporting talent and was on the football, track and baseball teams. It was, however, at football that he starred and became known as "Tricky Dicky" because of his open field running. In 1926 against Cal, on the first play from scrimmage, he raced 48 yards for a touchdown, which triggered Stanford to a 41-6 upset victory He played in both the 1927 and 1928 Rose Bowl Games, and was elected to the Stanford Hall of Fame in 1961. Hyland later became very well known as a sports writer for the Los Angeles Times and did some work as a motion picture director.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 23 Paris Rugby Men's Rugby United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1924 Summer 23 Paris Rugby United States USA Round-Robin Match #2 1 1924-05-11 USA 37, ROU 0 Back 12 4 0 0 0
1924 Summer 23 Paris Rugby United States USA Round-Robin Match #3 1 1924-05-18 USA 17, FRA 3 Back 0 0 0 0 0
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