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Fr. Daniel R. (Dempsey) Chisholm of Ohio, Antigonish County, won numerous Highland Games sprint events, anchored tug-of-war champions but excelled at the hammer throw. For twelve Highland Games he won every hammer throw but one. At the Olympic trials in 1928 he set a Canadian record in the 16 lb. hammer. His throw at the 1928 Highland Games stood as the meet record for 40 years.

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