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 Harold Connolly
Harold Connolly
Track and Field

Harold Connolly '53

- American and World Champion in the Hammer Throw event, he climaxed his spectacular career by winning the Gold Medal for the United States in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, setting a world record of 207 feet, 3 inches.

- He also competed for the United States in the 1960 Olympics in Rome.

- As a collegian, he was All-New England, All-East, and All- America in both the hammer throw and shot put.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1970.