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Joe Healey

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJoseph F. "Joe"•Healey
Used nameJoe•Healey
Born25 July 1910 in Beverly, Massachusetts (USA)
Died16 May 1992 in Westwood, New Jersey (USA)
Measurements174 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Joe Healey was AAU 400 hurdles runner-up in 1932 and 1933. The 1932 AAU doubled as the Olympic Trials which qualified him for the US Olympic team. He competed for New York University and the NYAC.

Healey graduated from NYU in 1935, and then became a captain in the New York City Fire Department from 1937-57. He also worked as an assistant track coach at NYU from 1948-57, when he was named head coach, holding that position until his retirement in 1978. In 1971 Healey was named coach of the year by the United States Track Coaches Association.

Personal Best: 400H – 53.0 (1932).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Joe Healey
400 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) 4 h2 r2/3

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1932 Summer Olympics 31 July 1932 Athletics 400 metres Hurdles, Men Round One, Heat Three 54.06 WR 1