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Harry Winston Jerome, OC, track and field athlete, consultant, teacher (born He was the first of five children born to Elsie and Harry Jerome Sr.; sisters in seconds at the Canadian Olympic trials in Saskatoon in July . International Film Festival (); Harry Jerome Recreation Centre, North. Henry "Harry" Winston Jerome, OC (September 30, – December 7, ) was a Canadian track and field 1 Athletic career; 2 Post-athletic career; 3 Tributes; 4 Works about Jerome; 5 In he was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame, and in was named a Archived from the original on August 26, Home of the Harry Jerome Track Classic. been through a lot of ups-and-downs during a competitive running career that began some five years ago. This major legacy of the Olympic Games has provided an opportunity for young . prevented him from jumping at the Canadian Championships in Ottawa last July.
He is throwing in Lausanne at the Diamond League today and will arrive in Vancouver just an hour before the start of the Jerome.
He currently leads the Diamond League with 8 points. Kathrin holds the number 3 spot in the world with her throw of This Olympian was a bronze medal winner at the World Universiade and fourth at the last World Championships. Canadian record holder and Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Sultana Frizell has a best of She holds the Canadian record of This University of Illinois graduate keeps the dream alive of Olympic honours.
The and Olympic Games were marred by a fall at the first hurdle in Athens and a foot injury in Beijing.
She hopes that London will be on track for a podium finish. Following in her footsteps are Torontonians, Phylicia George All have made the World Championship A standard of They will be joined by Olympic heptathlete, Jessica Zelinka, the Commonwealth games silver medalist who has a best of As the former Canadian record holder in the long jump at 6.
Ola Sesay of Sierra Leone will add a foreign flavour with best of 6.
Her best of 4: Jerome opted to return to Canada for treatment. Yet again, he was criticized in the media. Wayland, general manager of the Canadian team, set the record straight in an official statement.
Sprinter Harry Jerome, who went to the British Empire Games determined to refute the suggestion that he quit in the Olympics, came home quietly today leaving the nightmare of a second failure behind him. Jerome came home fearing the loss of at least a year from his track career due to a thigh injury suffered in Perth.
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Other journalists wrote in support of Jerome, as did fellow athletes such as teammate Bruce Kidd. But two questions still remained: The sprinter himself, however, believed otherwise.
On 29 Novemberfour days after the race, Dr. Hector Gillespie, a Vancouver orthopaedic surgeon and team doctor for the BC Lionsemployed a new technique to reattach his quadriceps muscle to his knee. Jerome missed the racing season, but sheer determination and intensive physiotherapy saw him back on the track the following year.
On 28 Februaryhe ran the yard dash in six seconds at an indoor meet in Portland, Oregon, equalling the world record. It was a remarkable comeback. Canada's Harry Jerome right celebrates his bronze medal win in the m athletics event at the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, Japan.
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Canada's Bill Crothers silver in the m and Harry Jerome bronze in the m show off their medals at the Tokyo Olympics. In the m event, he just missed the podium, finishing fourth. Canada enjoyed its finest day at the Olympics Thursday in many long years, crowned by a smashing triumph in the coxless pairs rowing event [by George Hungerford and Roger Jackson]…. Sprinter Harry Jerome of Vancouver, a disappointment at the Rome Olympics and the British Empire Games in Perth, Australia, finished a strong third in the blue-ribbon metres to take the bronze medal.
Silver medallist Enrique Figuerola of Cuba was timed in It took officials 42 minutes to determine the winner. He had a reputation of folding in the big ones. At the Olympic Summer Games in Mexico — the third Games of his career — he made it to the finals but finished seventh.
He retired from international competition not long after. Daughter Deborah Catherine was born in Januarywhile her father was recovering from surgery.
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However, as an interracial couple, the Jeromes faced resistance and discrimination in Oregon, which put considerable strain on the relationship. They separated in and divorced in Wendy Jerome became a professor of sports psychology at Laurentian University. Teacher, Consultant and Advocate Jerome received his Bachelor of Science in physical education from the University of Oregon in and began teaching in British Columbiafirst with the Richmond School Board —65 and then with the Vancouver School Board — Inhe received a Master of Science in physical education from the University of Oregon.