Drisin, Hirsch : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Drisin, Hirsch

track and field

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Years Competed:

Olympic Info:
A member of the 4x400-meter relay team at the 1924 Olympics, Drisin and Finland finished seventh overall after being eliminated in the preliminaries (Drisin, who ran the second leg, had an injury during the Games).

Career Highlights:
One of the top sprinters in Finland in the 1920s, Drisin set the National record in the 200-meter in 1922 with a time of 22.5. His best 400-meter time was 50.5.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. 1902 - d. 1972


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(thank you to Leif Furman, President of Maccabi Helsinki, for providing Drisin's name and information to the web site)

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