James Weekes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
James Weekes
Medal record
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London 6 m class

James Higginson "Jim" Weekes (September 11, 1911 – June 13, 1977) was an American sailor and Olympic champion.

He competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he won a gold medal in the 6 metre class with the boat Uanoria, together with Herman Whiton, James Smith, Alfred Loomis and Michael Mooney.[1] He graduated from Harvard University.[2]


  1. ^ "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Sailing". databaseOlympics.com. Archived from the original on August 30, 2007. Retrieved May 31, 2008. 
  2. ^ http://www.gocrimson.com/information/history/olympians

External links[edit]