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Sam Colson

Full name: Samuel Linn "Sam" Colson
Gender: Male
Height: 6'5" (195 cm)
Weight: 265 lbs (120 kg)
Born: March 24, 1951 in Beloit, Kansas, United States
Affiliations: Kansas Jayhawks, Lawrence (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

A javelin thrower at the University of Kansas, Sam Colson won the 1975 Pan American Games gold medal. He was also NCAA champion 1973 and AAU champion in 1974.

Personal Best: JT – 88.64 (290-10) (1973).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Men's Javelin Throw United States USA 5

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round 5 86.16
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round One 9 77.70
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 5 85.08 85.08
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 5 86.16 86.16
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 5 foul 86.16
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 5 foul 86.16
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP foul
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round 4 QU 86.64
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2 86.64
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 9 72.28
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 10 71.74 72.28
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 86.64