Dick Squires

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameRichard Curtis "Dick"•Squires
Used nameDick•Squires
Born27 September 1931
Died12 November 2003 in Norwalk, Connecticut (USA)
NOC United States


Well-known as an all-around expert in paddle sports, Dick Squires played pelota Basque at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, finishing sixth in frontenis, doubles. Squires also played pelota at the IV Campeonato Del Munda De Plata event held in San Sebastian, Spain in September 1970.

Squires attended The Hill School and later Williams College, where he captained the squash and tennis teams. He was best known for his expertise in platform tennis, where he was a multiple US Champion. He was inducted into the Platform Tennis Hall of Fame in 2003


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Basque pelota USA Dick Squires
Frontenis, Doubles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) United States 6