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3 jul. 1940 Monterey Park, United States of America
185 cm / 79 kg 6'1'' / 173 libras
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In the most controversial Olympic swim race ever, Lance Larson received a silver medal for his gold medal efforts. Swimming in the 100m free against Australia’s John Devitt, Larson and Devitt touched almost simultaneously. The six finish judges were split in their opinion, but all three watches had Larson timed faster (55.1, 55.1, 55.0 vs. 55.2 for Devitt on all three). The back-up electric timer also had Larson timed faster, but the president of the International Swimming Federation gave the nod to Devitt, even though the rules did not give him a vote in the matter. Protests were made ad...

Lance Melvin en números

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Juegos Olímpicos
Juegos Olímpicos
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Medallas
Medalla de oro:1 Medalla de plata:1 Medalla de bronce:
  • Roma
    Roma 1960
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    Resultados
    Deporte
    Evento
    Roma
    Roma 1960
    • 2 Medalla de plata
      Swimming
      100 metres Freestyle
    • 1 Medalla de oro
      Swimming
      4 x 100 metres Medley Relay

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