Full name: Merritt Hayward Giffin
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: United States
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
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).
|1908 Summer||20||London||Athletics||Men's Discus Throw||United States||USA||2||Silver||OR|
|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|