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Tell Berna

Full name: Tell Schirnding Berna
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: July 24, 1891 in Pelham Manor, New York, United States
Died: April 5, 1975 in Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Cornell Big Red, Ithaca (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

While at Cornell, Tell Berna won the IC4A two miles title in 1910 and 1911 and the following year set a U.S. record of 9:17.8, which was to remain unbeaten for 20 years. After finishing a creditable fifth in the 5,000 m at the Stockholm Olympics, Berna led the U.S. team to victory in the 3,000 m team race by finishing in a deadheat for first place with Thorid OhIsson of Sweden. After graduation, Tell Berna worked for a number of firms in the machine tool business and in 1937 he became general manager of the National Machine Tools Business Association. In that capacity he worked closely with the War Production Board during World War II to maximize production of munitions.

Personal Bests: 3000 – unknown; 5000 – 15:08.4 (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Men's 5,000 metres United States USA 5
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Men's 3,000 metres, Team United States USA 1 Gold
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Men's Cross-Country, Individual United States USA AC DNF
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Men's Cross-Country, Team United States USA AC DNF

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States Final 5 15:10.0est
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 3 QU 15:53.3

Men's 3,000 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP T ST
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States USA Final Standings 1 9 1 8:44.6
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States USA Final 1 9 1 8:44.6
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States USA Round One Heat One 1 QU 9 3 8:50.1

Men's Cross-Country, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Standings AC DNF

Men's Cross-Country, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank IP
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States USA Final Standings AC DNF DNF
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