Harry Glancy

Harrison Smith Glancy (September 17, 1904 – September 22, 2002) was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France and the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.[1] In 1924, he won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the men's 4×200-meter freestyle relay, together with teammates Ralph Breyer, Wally O'Connor and Johnny Weissmuller.[1][2] Glancy and his American teammates set new world records in both the semifinals (9:59.4) and final (9:53.4).[1]

Harry Glancy
Personal information
Full nameHarrison Smith Glancy
Nickname(s)"Harry"
National team United States
Born(1904-09-17)September 17, 1904
Bens Run, West Virginia
DiedSeptember 22, 2002(2002-09-22) (aged 98)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
ClubPenn Athletic Club

Glancy was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an "Honor Pioneer Swimmer" in 1990.[3]

See also

References

  1. Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Harry Glancy. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  2. Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1924 Paris Summer Games. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  3. International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honorees, Harrison Glancy (USA). Retrieved March 17, 2015.
  • Harrison Glancy (USA) – Honor Pioneer Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Harry Glancy". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.


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