Horace Brown (athlete)

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Olympic medal record
Men’s athletics
Competitor for the  United States
Gold 1920 Antwerp 3000 meter team

Horace Brown (Horace Hallock "Hal" Brown; March 30, 1898 – December 25, 1983) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the 5000m and the 3000 meter team race. He also won the 5000m in the 1920 US Olympic trials.

He competed for the United States in the 1920 Summer Olympics held in Antwerp, Belgium in the 3000 meter team race where he won the gold medal together with his teammates Arlie Schardt and Ivan Dresser.

Brown won the 1916 New England Intercollegiate Cross Country meet leading Williams College to the team title. After serving in World War I, he won the two mile in the 1920 IC4A meet in 9:27.6, establishing a Williams College record that stood until 1973.

He was born in Madison, New Jersey and died in Houston, Texas.

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