Ralph Purchase

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Ralph Purchase
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London Eight

Ralph Purchase (¨11 July 1916 – 11 January 2000) was an American competition rower and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in coxed eights at the 1948 Summer Olympics, as coxswain for the American team.[1]


  1. ^ Profile: Ralph Purchase sports.reference.com (Retrieved on 10 December 2008)