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Charlie Moore

Full name: Charles Hewes "Charlie" Moore, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: August 12, 1929 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

As a high hurdler, Charles “Crip” Moore, Sr. went to Paris in 1924 as an alternate on the Olympic team. In 1952, 28 years later, his son, Charley Moore, Jr. enjoyed far greater success at the Olympics when he won the 400m hurdles and ran a 46.3 relay leg for the team that took the silver medals behind Jamaica. After prepping at Mercersburg Academy, Moore won the NCAA 440y flat for Cornell in 1949 and the low hurdles in 1951. He won the AAU 440y hurdles four years straight from 1949 and was unbeaten in his 23 races as an intermediate hurdler. After the 1952 Olympics, at meets in London, he twice posted a world record for the 440y hurdles within the space of five days, leaving it at 51.6. Moore finished second in the balloting for the Sullivan Award in 1952.

Moore went into the business world and became managing director of Peers & Co., an investment banking firm, and was then CEO of Peers Management Resources, in management consulting. He then served as vice-president of Advisory Capital Partners, an investment advising company. Moore was athletic director at Cornell from 1994-99 and served as president of the Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletics of America (IC4A) starting in 1999. He was later Chairman of the Institute for Sustainable Value Creation, serving as executive director of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) from the organization’s founding in 1999 through 2013. In 2008, CR (Corporate Responsibility) Magazine recognized him as the Non-Profit & NGO CEO of the Year and gave him its Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy award in 2013.

Personal Bests\: 400 – 46.7y (1949); 400H – 50.7 (1952).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 1 Gold
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 2 Silver

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Final 1 =OR 50.8 51.06 6
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 52.0 52.08
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat One 1 QU/OR 50.8 50.98
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 51.8 51.92

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States USA Final 2 3:04.0 3:04.21 46,3
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:11.5 3:11.67
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