Frank Hussey

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Frank Hussey
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Frank Hussey
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1924 Paris 4x100 m relay

Francis Valentine Joseph "Frank" Hussey (February 14, 1905 – December 26, 1974) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics.

Frank Hussey, a schoolboy sensation from New York City's Stuyvesant High School,[1] ran the third leg in the American 4x100 m relay team in Paris Olympics, which won the gold medal in a new world record of 41.0.

After returning from Paris, he entered Boston College, and as a freshman became the leading Collegiate runner in America. He won the AAU championships in 100 yd (91 m) in 1925.

Although he was considered as a main favorite to gold medal in 100 m before the 1928 Summer Olympics, Hussey was eliminated in the heats of US Olympic Trials.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Ivy League's Complete History of the Olympic Games Columbia University". 2004. Retrieved 2007-11-02.