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Marc Larimer

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMarc Winthrop•Larimer
Used nameMarc•Larimer
Born28 December 1890 in Wichita, Kansas (USA)
Died6 February 1919 in Guantánamo Bay Naval Base, Guantánamo Bay Naval Base (USA)
Measurements188 cm
AffiliationsUS Naval Academy, Annapolis (USA)
NOC(s) United States


Marc Larimer graduated from the US Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1912, the same year in which he competed in fencing at the Olympics. During World War I Larimer served as an officer aboard the USS Cummings. He returned to the US from Liverpool, England aboard the SS Baltic in May 1918, arriving in New York. His next assignment was in Cuba, serving on the USS Montgomery, but while there he succumbed to the Spanish flu pandemic, dying from pneumonia aboard ship in Guantanamo Bay.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1912 Summer Olympics Fencing Foil, Individual, Men Olympic =5 p1 r2/4 Representing United States    
  Épée, Individual, Men Olympic =4 p8 r1/4

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