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Jack Eller

Full name: John Jacob "Jack" Eller, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: October 15, 1883 in New York, New York, United States
Died: February 1967 in Cutchogue, New York, United States
Affiliations: I-AAC, Queens (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

John Eller was a five-time AAU champion in the 220 yard low hurdles – 1907-08, and 1910-12, and also finished second in the AAU 110 hurdles in 1906, 1908, and 1910. He also won the AAU indoor hurdles in 1911 and 1916. In the era before officially recognized world records, Eller is credited with three unofficial world records in the 220 hurdles – in 1907, 1908, and 1911. He was one of four brothers, all of whom were very good athletes. Eller worked for the New York Police Department as an officer and also as a detective.

Personal Best: 110H – 15.3y (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles United States USA 2 h1 r2/3
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Athletics Men's Pentathlon United States USA 19

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 2 15.7est
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 16.0

Men's Pentathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O EF D T AO
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Standings 19 47 3 events
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Athletics United States Long jump 18 6.17
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Athletics United States Javelin throw 25 33.36
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Athletics United States 200 metres 4 23.1
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Athletics United States 200 metres Heat Three 1 23.1
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