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Bill Droegemueller

Full name: William Herbert "Bill" Droegemueller
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: October 7, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: February 23, 1987 in Sun City, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Northwestern Wildcats, Evanston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Bill Droegemuller of Northwestern won the pole vault at the NCAA in 1927, but in 1928 he was destined to place second in the major meets. He finished as runner-up to Ward Edmonds of Stanford at the NCAA, then placed second to Lee Barnes at the AAU and took the Olympic silver medal behind the United States' Sabin Carr. After graduation, Droegemuller attended Northwestern Medical School and then established himself as an ophthalmologist in Chicago before retiring to Arizona, where he continued to have a small practice.

Personal Best: PV – 4.19 (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 2 Silver OR

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 2 OR 4.10
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final 3.90 metres NP o
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final 3.95 metres NP xxo
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final 4.10 metres NP o
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final 4.20 metres NP xxx
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 3.66
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1T 3.66