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Lecky Haller

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJacob Alexander "Lecky"•Haller
Used nameLecky•Haller
Born2 August 1957 in Glencoe, Maryland (USA)
Measurements180 cm / 79 kg
NOC(s) United States


Lecky Haller was a whitewater canoeist who competed in C-2 slalom at the 1992 and 2000 Olympics. He competed from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. In 1988 Haller and his partner, Jamie McEwan, won the inaugural overall World Cup in C-2 slalom, and won nine medals at the World Cup during his career. Haller won four medals at the World Championships, with a C-2 gold in 1983, silvers in C-2 and C-2 team in 1987, and a bronze in C-2 team in 1985. During his career he won 15 US titles.

Haller attended Washington College, where he played lacrosse. He was an honorable mention All-American in 1979 and made first-team All-American in 1980. Haller later became a middle school teacher in Asheville, North Carolina.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1992 Summer Olympics Canoe Slalom (Canoeing) Canadian Doubles, Slalom, Men Olympic Jamie McEwan 4 Representing United States    
2000 Summer Olympics Canoe Slalom (Canoeing) Canadian Doubles, Slalom, Men Olympic Matt Taylor 12 Representing United States    

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