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Merritt Giffin

Full name: Merritt Hayward Giffin
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: August 20, 1887 in Lockport, Illinois, United States
Died: July 11, 1911 in Joliet, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Merritt Giffin of the Chicago AA was leading the 1908 discus throw until Martin Sheridan moved into the lead on his final throw. Giffin won the AAU discus title in 1910.

Personal Best: DT – 42.06 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA 2 Silver OR

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Final Standings 2 OR 40.70 133-6½
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Final Round 2 OR 40.70 133-6½
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1 QU/OR 40.70 133-6½
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C 1 OR 40.70 133-6½
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