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Charles Brookins

Full name: Charles Robert Brookins
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: September 17, 1899 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, United States
Died: August 15, 1960 in Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Affiliations: Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa City (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

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In the early 20s, Charles Brookins was the best in the world at the non-Olympic 220 low hurdles. He was AAU Champion in 1923 and 1925, NCAA Champion in 1922-23, and in both 1923 and 1924, he set world records for the distance. He later became a sales representative for a Des Moines office equipment company.

Personal Bests: 220yH – 23.0 (1924); 400H – 53.2 (1924).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA AC

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank L T
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Final AC DQ 2
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 54.6
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 54.8
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