Larry Low

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLawrence Edgar "Larry"•Low
Used nameLarry•Low
Born22 August 1920 in Trenton, New Jersey (USA)
Died1 July 1996 in Toms River, New Jersey (USA)
Measurements188 cm / 91 kg
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Larry Low crewed for helmsman Bert Williams to win the 1956 Olympic Star class title. Low, who was a builder by trade, was a frequent winner of races in the New York Metropolitan area. He served for several years as President of the Comet Class Yacht Racing Association and as secretary of the International Star Class Yacht Racing Association. Low was runner-up in the Comet class international championships in 1948-49, 1952, and 1954. He was a three-time winner of the National Sweepstakes in Red Bank, New Jersey, twice won the Long Island Bowl for the Comet class, and was a six-time winner of the North Jersey Comet class.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Sailing USA Larry Low
Two Person Keelboat, Open (Olympic) Bert Williams 1 Gold