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Harrison Smith

Full name: Harrison Preserved Smith
Gender: Male
Born: November 5, 1876 in Winchester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: August 24, 1947 in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Competing for Yale, Harrison Smith placed second in the 880y in the 1900 Harvard dual meet. He later ran for the NYAC. Smith graduated from Yale in 1900, the same year he competed in England on a combined Harvard-Yale team against Oxbridge.

After college, Smith taught mathematics at the Hackley School for Boys in Tarrytown, New York. He then ran a dairy farm before becoming personnel manager of United Cigar Stores of New York.

Personal Best: 880y – 2:00.6 (1900).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 23 Paris Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA AC h2 r1/2

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat Two AC
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