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Martin Biles

Full name: Martin Broomall Biles
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: March 30, 1919 in San Diego, California, United States
Affiliations: Olympic Club, San Francisco (USA) / California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Martin Biles was AAU javelin champion in 1943-44, after winning the NCAA javelin title in 1940-41, while competing for U Cal Berkeley. He was AAU javelin runner-up five times – 1941-42, 1947-49.

Personal Best: JT – 70.10 (230-0) (1949).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics Men's Javelin Throw United States USA 6

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics United States Final Round 6 65.17
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics United States Final Round Round One NP 58.70
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics United States Final Round Round Two NP 65.09
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics United States Final Round Round Three NP 65.17
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics United States Final Round Round Four NP 59.09
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics United States Final Round Round Five NP 64.10
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 65.17
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1 QU 67.68