Hec Hogan, 1954
|Born||15 July 1931|
|Died||2 September 1960 (aged 29)|
|Resting place||Nudgee Cemetery|
|Education||Marist Brothers College, Rosalie|
|Sport||Men's Australian Athletics|
|Achievements and titles|
|Olympic finals||1956 Melbourne|
Hector "Hec" Denis Hogan (15 July 1931, Rockhampton – 2 September 1960, Brisbane) was an Australian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 yards and 100 metres sprint, where he was seven-times Australian 100 yards champion. He also competed in the 220 yards/200 metres, which he won twice in the Australian Championships, and the long jump which he won in 1954. He also competed in the triple jump.
In March 1954, he equalled the world record for the 100 yards (9.3 seconds) and 100 metres (10.2 seconds) on a grass track in Sydney. He won bronze medals in the 100 yards and 4 × 100 yards relay at the 1954 Commonwealth Games in Vancouver. His time for the 100 yards was 9.7 seconds. In the 1958 Commonwealth Games at Cardiff he won a bronze for the 4 × 100 yards relay.
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