Allan Potts

Inducted May 18, 1967

Allan was born May 14, 1904 and died November 5, 1952. In 1924, he finished fourth in the Mid-Atlantic Championships in all-around. During his life he was a National Indoor and Outdoor Champion, who competed in the 1932 (Lake Placid, NY) and 1936 (Bavaria, Germany) Olympics, where he set the World record in 500 meters at 42.4 seconds.

Throughout his life, he won over 20 major competitions, including the 1928 National Indoors. He was inducted into the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on May 18, 1967 in Detroit, Michigan.