Tommy Town

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Tommy Town
Personal information
NationalityCanadian
Born(1893-04-07)7 April 1893
Died29 March 1957(1957-03-29) (aged 63)
Sport
SportMiddle-distance running
Event(s)1500 metres

Tommy Town (7 April 1893 29 March 1957) was a Canadian middle-distance runner. He competed in the men's 1500 metres at the 1920 Summer Olympics. [1]

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Tommy Town Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 23 October 2017.