|Full name||James Wallace O'Connor|
August 25, 1903|
|Died||October 11, 1950
West Los Angeles, California
|Stroke(s)||Freestyle, water polo|
|Club||Los Angeles Athletic Club|
|College team||Stanford University|
James Wallace O'Connor (August 25, 1903 – October 11, 1950) was an American competition swimmer and water polo player who represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics, 1928 Summer Olympics, 1932 Summer Olympics and 1936 Summer Olympics.
In the 1924 Olympics he won a gold medal in the 4x200 m freestyle relay event. He also was a member of American water polo team, which won a bronze medal. He played one match.
Four years later he was a member of American water polo team, which lost to France in a bronze medal match in the 1928 tournament. He played two matches and scored one goal.
In the 1932 Olympics he was a member of American water polo team, which won a bronze medal. He played all four matches.
Four years later in Berlin he was a member of American water polo team, which won one and lost two matches in his preliminary group of the 1936 tournament. He played all three matches. He was the American flag bearer during the opening ceremonies.
- List of athletes with Olympic medals in different disciplines
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (men)
- List of Stanford University people
- World record progression 4 × 200 metres freestyle relay
- Wally O'Connor – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
- Wally O'Connor – Olympic Games results at databaseOlympics.com
- Wally O'Connor (USA) – Honor Water Polo Player profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame
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