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Harry Jerome Statue

Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park
Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park

Harry Jerome was one of the greatest Canadian track athletes of all time.  He had a bunch of world records.

Every year in the Vancouver area they hold the Harry Jerome International Track Classic which is a two day international track meet.  In 2018, the track meet will be held on June 26-27, 2018 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, BC, Canada.  In 2018, there will be a Team Sprint Challenge which is a ten event dual meet between Chinese and Canadian sprinters!  More information can be found here:HarryJerome.com

plaque on Harry Jerome Statue
plaque on Harry Jerome Statue

The plaque says:

"The will to do, the soul to dare".-Sir Walter Scott


Born September 30, 1940

Died December 7, 1982

British Columbia's Athlete of the Century 1871-1971

World Records

1960 100 yards 9.3 seconds  1962 4x110 Relay 40.0 seconds

1960 100 metres 10.0 seconds  1964 60 yards 6.0 seconds

1962 100 yards 9.2 seconds  1966 100 yards 9.1 seconds

1971 Order of Canada

Jace Harman R.C.A.A. Sculptor

Where is the Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park?

The Harry Jerome statue is located on Brockton Point just past the Hallelujah Point.  Nearby are the Totem Poles, Portugese Joe Statue, and the Nine O'Clock gun.

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