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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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