Full name: Charles Robert Brookins
Height: 5'9" (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: United States
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).
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