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Art Bragg

Full name: Arthur George "Art" Bragg
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: December 3, 1930 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: Morgan State Bears, Baltimore (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Art Bragg was a top sprinter for Morgan State College in the early 1950s. He was NCAA 100 champion in 1951, and won the AAU 100 in 1950 and 1953-54. He was also AAU 220 champion in 1954, and was runner-up at that distance in 1950 and 1953. At the 1951 Pan American Games, he was silver medalist in both the 100 and 200. In the 1951 Pan American Games 4×100 metres relay he won the gold medal together with the non-Olympians Donald Campbell, Richard Attlesey, and John Voight.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.3 (1953); 200 – 21.2 (1950); 220y – 20.8s (1951).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Athletics Men's 100 metres United States USA 6 h1 r3/4

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 6 10.9 11.43
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat Four 2 QU 10.5 10.75
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Athletics United States Round One Heat Ten 1 QU 10.5 10.73