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Fred Taylor

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrederick "Fred"•Taylor
Used nameFred•Taylor
Born8 March 1890 in Newark, New Jersey (USA)
DiedJanuary 1968
Measurements170 cm
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Fred Taylor was from Newark, New Jersey. He was born there and lived in Newark at the time of the 1920 Olympics, although he represented the New York Athletic Club. Taylor rode three track events in Antwerpen. He is noted to have competed with a “machine gun wound” on his right arm, although further details of that are not available.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) USA Fred Taylor
Sprint, Men (Olympic) 2 h2 r5/6
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) United States 8
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) AC