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Jim Brooker

Full name: James Kent "Jim" Brooker
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Born: August 12, 1902 in Cass City, Michigan, United States
Died: September 25, 1973 in Bay City, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Michigan Wolverines, Ann Arbor (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Jim Brooker, of the University of Michigan, was one of the athletes who finished in a four-way tie at 13-0 (3.96) at the 1924 Final Trials. None of the U.S. vaulters could match this height at Paris, although by finishing third to his teammates, Lee Barnes and Glenn Graham, Brooker completed a clean sweep of the medals for the United States. In 1923 he tied for first place at the NCAA.

Personal Best: PV – 3.97 (1925).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 3 3.90
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics United States Final Round 3 3.90
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 3.66
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1T 3.66
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