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Gordon Dunn

Full name: Gordon Glover Dunn
Nickname(s): Slinger
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 243 lbs (110 kg)
Born: April 16, 1912 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: July 26, 1964 in San Francisco, California, United States
Affiliations: Olympic Club, San Francisco (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

"Slinger" Dunn was leading the 1936 Olympic discus competition until Ken Carpenter, whom Dunn had beaten at the Final Trials, got off the winning throw on his fifth trial. While at Stanford, Dunn had won the 1934 NCAA and IC4A. Dunn later became the Mayor of Fresno, California from 1949-1957.

Personal Best: DT – 52.25 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round 2 49.36
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round One NP foul
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 1 49.36
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 1 48.04
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 1 47.21
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 2 47.77
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP foul
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP QU
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