Herman Whiton

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Herman Whiton
Personal information
Full name Herman Frasch Whiton
Nationality United States of America
Sailing career
Class(es) 6 Metre
Updated on 18 March 2015.

Herman Frasch Whiton (April 6, 1904 – September 6, 1967) was an American sailor and Olympic champion. He was born in Cleveland the grandson of inventor Herman Frasch and died in New York City.

He competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he won a gold medal in the 6 metre class with the boat 'Llanoria.[1] At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki he won a gold medal with the same boat Llanoria, but different crew.[2]

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  1. ^ "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on May 31, 2008)
  2. ^ "1952 Summer Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on May 31, 2008)