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

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