Harry Glancy

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Harry Glancy
Personal information
Full name Harrison Smith Glancy
Nickname(s) "Harry"
National team  United States
Born (1904-09-17)September 17, 1904
Bens Run, West Virginia
Died September 22, 2002(2002-09-22) (aged 98)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Penn Athletic Club

Harrison Smith Glancy (September 17, 1904 – September 22, 2002) was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France and the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.[1] In 1924, he won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the men's 4×200-meter freestyle relay, together with teammates Ralph Breyer, Wally O'Connor and Johnny Weissmuller.[1][2] Glancy and his American teammates set new world records in both the semifinals (9:59.4) and final (9:53.4).[1]

Glancy was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an "Honor Pioneer Swimmer" in 1990.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Harry Glancy. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1924 Paris Summer Games. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  3. ^ International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honorees, Harrison Glancy (USA). Retrieved March 17, 2015.

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