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Horace Ramey

Full name: Horace Patton Ramey
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: February 12, 1885 in Wise, Virginia, United States
Died: September 15, 1974 in Sun City, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Horace Ramey, of the University of Michigan and the Chicago AA, was named to the 1908 Olympic Team based on his winning of the 1908 Central Olympic Trials in the 800 metres. He ran both the 400 and 800 at the 1908 London Olympics, but did not make either final. Ramey helped Michigan relay teams win six titles at the Penn Relays. He later became a sanitation engineer, running a trash collection company.

Personal Bests: 400 – 50.5 (1908); 800 – 1:57.0 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 400 metres United States USA 2 h3 r2/3
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA AC h7 r1/2

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Three 2 50.5est at 5 yds
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Nine 1 QU 51.0

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Seven AC DNF
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