Jay O'Brien

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Jay O'Brien
Medal record
Men's bobsleigh
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1932 Lake Placid Four-man
Silver medal – second place 1928 St. Moritz Five-man

Jay James O'Brien (February 22, 1883 – April 5, 1940) was an American bobsledder who competed in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He won two medals at the Winter Olympics with a gold in the four-man event at Lake Placid, New York in 1932 and a silver in the five-man event at St. Moritz in 1928. At 48 years old, he was the oldest Olympic champion.

O'Brien was also head of the United States Olympic Bobsled Committee at the time of the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. He died of a heart attack in 1940.