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Lyman Perry

Full name: Lyman Spencer Abson Perry
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: August 22, 1938 in Long Beach, California, United States
Affiliations: US Navy, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing


Lyman Perry attended the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, graduating in 1960. In 1960 the Naval Academy eight won the title at the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen (NAAO) meet, which doubled as the Olympic Trials. The Midshipmen eight placed fifth at the 1960 Olympics, breaking the US streak of winning the rowing eights, which extended from 1920-56.

Perry later attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied architecture, which became his career after he left the Navy, starting Lyman Perry Architects in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. Perry was inducted into the New England Design Hall of Fame in 2012. He also served as executive director of the Head of Schuylkill Regatta.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 5

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing United States USA Final Round 6:08.06
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat Three 6:31.77
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 6:07.69
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