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Chuck Day

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCharles Ward "Chuck"•Day
Used nameChuck•Day
Born19 October 1914 in Colville, Washington (USA)
Died26 May 1962 in Seattle, Washington (USA)
AffiliationsWashington Huskies, Seattle (USA)
NOC United States


Charles Day was a member of the University of Washington eight which won the IRAs in both 1936 and 1937, after having finished second the previous two years. Day attended medical school and then entered the Navy when World War II started. He served the Navy as a doctor in the South Pacific, but then returned to Seattle where he practiced as a gynecologist.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Rowing USA Chuck Day
Eights, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold