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Jack Hale

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJack Irwin•Hale
Used nameJack•Hale
Born8 June 1922 in Kingston upon Hull, Kingston upon Hull, England (GBR)
Died29 February 2008
AffiliationsHull Kingston SC, Kingston upon Hull (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Jack Hale had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1950 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Pat Kendall and Roy Romain), 3rd in the 1950 British Empire Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with Donald Bland, Pat Kendall, and the non-Olympian Ray Legg). In the 1950 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle Hale was eliminated in the heats. In the British Empire Games he competed for England.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GBR Jack Hale
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 7
1,500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 2 h2 r1/3
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Great Britain 5 h2 r1/2

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