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Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park

Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The Harry Jerome statue is a statue of Harry Jerome (1940-1982) who was one of the greatest Canadian athletes of all time.  Most notably he was the fastest man on a number of occasions!

He was a sprinter who represented Canada at 3 Olympic games.  He won the bronze medal at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo.  He also represented Canada at the Commonwealth Games in 1966 and won a gold medal there!

He also set 7 world records (see below)!

Harry was a member of the Order of Canada, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Canada's Walk of Fame, BC Sports Hall of Fame, and named British Columbia's Athlete of the Century in 1971!

In 1988, the statue of Harry Jerome was put in Stanley Park.  It shows Harry sprinting through the finish line!

For photographers, this statue is a favourite because it is impressive and there is a great backdrop of Coal Harbour and downtown Vancouver.

Every year, in the Vancouver area, they hold the Harry Jerome International Track Classic which is a two day international track meet.  The 39th Harry Jerome Track International Track Classic will be held on June 14, 2022 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.  More information on this track meet can be found here:HarryJerome.com

Harry Jerome Statue plaque in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The plaque says:

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

HARRY WINSTON JEROME

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

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Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Harry Jerome Statue

Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Harry Jerome Statue

Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Harry Jerome Statue

Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Harry Jerome Statue

Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Harry Jerome Statue

Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Harry Jerome Statue

Where is the Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park?

The Harry Jerome statue is located on Brockton Point just past Hallelujah Point.

What is near the Harry Jerome Statue in Stanley Park?

Nearby to the Harry Jerome statue are the Totem Poles, Portugese Joe Statue, and the Nine O'Clock gun.

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