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Jim Cristy

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJames Crapo "Jim"•Cristy, Jr.
Used nameJim•Cristy
Born22 January 1913 in Detroit, Michigan (USA)
Died7 June 1989 in Kalamazoo, Michigan (USA)
AffiliationsLake Shore AC, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Jim Cristy won his Olympic bronze while he was attending the University of Michigan. In 1936, representing the Lake Shore AC of Chicago, he placed third in the 1,500m free at the U.S. Trials, but was eliminated in the semi-finals in Berlin.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Jim Cristy
1,500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1936 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Jim Cristy
1,500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4 h1 r2/3