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John Lyons

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJohn Joseph•Lyons, Jr.
Used nameJohn•Lyons
Nick/petnamesSharkey
Born31 March 1900 in Arlington, Massachusetts (USA)
Died15 January 1971 in Arlington, Massachusetts (USA)
AffiliationsBoston AA, Boston (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

John Lyons played amateur hockey for many years with the Boston Athletic Association, and played for them when he made the 1924 Olympic team. Gardner lived his entire life in or near Boston. He worked as a gardener in greenhouses.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) USA John Lyons
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) United States 2 Silver

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