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Johnny Garrels

Full name: John Carlyle "Johnny" Garrels
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: November 18, 1885 in Bay City, Michigan, United States
Died: October 21, 1956 in Grosse Ile Township, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

In 1907, Johnny Garrels, of the University of Michigan, won both hurdle events and placed second in the shot at the IC4A Championships. The following year he represented the U.S. in the high hurdles and the shot at the Olympics, an unusual combination. He won a medal in both events and competed in both discus events at the 1908 Olympics.

Personal Bests: 110H – 15.2 (1906); SP – 13.91 (1908); DT – 42.79 (1907).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles United States USA 2 Silver
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's Shot Put United States USA 3 Bronze
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA AC
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's Discus Throw, Greek Style United States USA AC

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final 2 15.7est
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Four 1 QU 16.2
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 16.2

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Standings 3 13.18 43-3
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Round 3 13.18 43-3
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 3 QU 13.18 43-3
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1 13.18 43-3

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Standings AC
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round AC
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C AC

Men's Discus Throw, Greek Style

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Standings AC
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round AC
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C AC
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