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In 1936 he finished twelfth in the Olympic high jump event.
At the 1934 British Empire Games he won the silver medal in the high jump competition, losing a 'jump-off' for the gold medal against Edwin Thacker of South Africa. Four years later he finished sixth in the high jump contest at the 1938 Empire Games. Joe Haley held the Canadian high jump record. A track oval in Warfield, British Columbia was named in his honor.
Joe Haley suffered from the polio virus as a child, which resulted in his one leg being 3 inches shorter than the other.
- "Athletics". trailrossland.com. Trail, British Columbia, Canada. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
- Joe Haley Biography at sports-reference.com
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