Hall of Fame

Forbes Holton Norris, Jr.
Swimming & Diving

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Hall of Fame

Harvard Athletic Achievements

Showcased as “a jewel in my coaching career” by Hal Ulen, he dominated the longer distances for four years, Overcoming physical handicaps, he stroked his way to a multitude of Harvard records, reaching the high point of a great career by qualifying for the 1948 Olympic team in the 1500-meter freestyle, in which he won his way into the final and finished sixth against the greatest in the world.