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Parry O'Brien

AKA William Patrick O'Brien, Jr.

Born: 28-Jan-1932
Birthplace: Santa Monica, CA
Died: 21-Apr-2007
Location of death: Santa Clarita, CA [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Track and Field

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Revolutionized the shot put

[1] Santa Clarita Aquatics Club, Santa Clarita, CA.

Wife: Terry (two sons, two daughters)
Daughter: Shauna
Daughter: Erin

    High School: Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA
    University: University of Southern California

    Olympic Gold Medal 1952 (shot put)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1956 (shot put)
    Olympic Silver Medal 1960 (shot put)
    Sullivan Award 1959
    US Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974
    US Olympic Hall of Fame 1984
    Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
    Risk Factors: Yoga

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