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Craig Dixon

Full name: Craig Kline Dixon
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: March 3, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: UCLA Bruins, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

The 1948 Olympics arrived just a year too early for Craig Dixon. In 1949 he won the AAU and NCAA high hurdle titles for UCLA and began a winning streak of 59 consecutive hurdles races. Dixon put in a strong bid for a place on the 1952 Olympic team but, after winning his heat at the Final Trials, he fell at the eighth hurdle in the final.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.6 (1949); 200 – 21.2 (1949); 400 – 48.6 (1950); 110H – 13.8 (1949); 440yH – 53.4 (1948).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) ATM L T(A 1/10)
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final 3 14.1 at 0.09 1
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 14.2 14.4
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Six 1 QU 14.2 14.4
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