US Speedskating

Mr. Farrell was born August 28, 1906. He achieved the title of National Outdoor Champion and, at the 1928 Olympic Games, he won a bronze medal in the 500m in a three way tie for third. Farrell continued to compete and was again selected for the 500m at the 1932 Olympics, where he reached the finals. He returned for his third Olympics in 1936, as the coach of the US Olympic speed skating team. He was inducted to the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on May 16, 1971 in Lake Placid, New York.