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Henry Dreyer

Full name: Henry Francis Dreyer
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4 (194 cm)
Weight: 240 lbs (109 kg)
Born: February 2, 1911 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: May 27, 1986 in Brunswick, Georgia, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Henry Dreyer was a weight-thrower, first for the University of Rhode Island and later for the New York AC. He won 20 AAU titles – hammer throw in 1935 and 1943-45; outdoor 56-lb. weight throw in 1940, 1945, 1948-49, and 1951-52; and indoor 35-lb. weight throw ten times between 1934-47. He was also NCAA hammer champion in 1934.

Personal Best: HT – 55.85 (183-3) (1949).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 9
1948 Summer 37 London Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 9

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round 9 50.42
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round One 8 49.81
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 9 foul
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 9 50.42
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP QU
1948 Summer 37 London Athletics United States Final Round 9 51.37
1948 Summer 37 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 9 QU 50.37
1948 Summer 37 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 4 50.37
1948 Summer 37 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One NP foul
1948 Summer 37 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two NP 50.37
1948 Summer 37 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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