Hector Hogan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Hector Hogan

Australian sprinter

Date of Birth: 11-Jul-1931

Place of Birth: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

Date of Death: 02-Sep-1960

Profession: sprinter, athletics competitor

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Hector Hogan

  • Hector "Hec" Denis Hogan (15 July 1931, Rockhampton – 2 September 1960, Brisbane) was an Australian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 yards and 100 metres sprint, where he was seven-times Australian 100 yards champion.
  • He also competed in the 220 yards/200 metres, which he won twice in the Australian Championships, and the long jump which he won in 1954.
  • He also competed in the triple jump.In March 1954, he equalled the world record for the 100 yards (9.3 seconds) and 100 metres (10.2 seconds) on a grass track in Sydney.
  • He won bronze medals in the 100 yards and 4 × 100 yards relay at the 1954 Commonwealth Games in Vancouver.
  • His time for the 100 yards was 9.7 seconds.
  • In the 1958 Commonwealth Games at Cardiff he won a bronze for the 4 × 100 yards relay.He competed for Australia in the 1956 Summer Olympics held in Melbourne, where he won the bronze medal in the 100 metres.Hogan died on 2 September 1960 of leukaemia, leaving his wife, Maureen, and a son.
  • He was buried in Nudgee Cemetery.

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