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George Brown

Full name: George Henry Brown, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: July 25, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: UCLA Bruins, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

George Brown was the heavy favorite to win the 1952 Olympic long jump, but failed to record a fair jump in the final. His difficulty had been presaged at the U.S. Olympic Trials, when he only came thru in the final round to finish third, this after not having been defeated since 1950. Brown competed for UCLA and Cal State LA. He was NCAA champion in 1951-52 (for UCLA), and AAU champion from 1951-53.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.5 (1951); 200 – 21.3 (1952); LJ – 8.01 (26-3¼) (1952).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA AC r2/2

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round AC NM
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round One NP foul
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Two NP foul NM
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Three NP foul NM
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round 4 QU 7.32
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3 7.32
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round 1 1 7.32
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round 2 3 7.32 pass
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round 3 DNS pass
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