Patrick Flynn (athlete)

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Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for the  United States
Silver 1920 Antwerp 3000 m steeplechase

Patrick J. Flynn (December 17, 1894 – January 5, 1969) was an Irish American athlete, a member of the Paulist Athletic Club and member of the Irish American Athletic Club, who won a silver medal in the steeplechase competition of the 1920 Olympics. Also in 1920, Flynn won the AAU title with a new U.S. record of 9:58.2.

He was born in Bandon, County Cork, Ireland and died in Jamaica, New York. A small monument was erected by his relatives, in the small sleepy village of Ballinadee in the late 90's by his niece Nelly Hunt. See monument in the pdf link below http://kinsaleholidaycoast.com/garettstown.pdf

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