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Meredith Gourdine

Full name: Meredith Charles Gourdine (Gouardino-)
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: September 26, 1929 in Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 20, 1998 in Houston, Texas, United States
Affiliations: New York Pioneer Club, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Meredith Gourdine of Cornell won the 1951 IC4A with a career best of 25-9¾ (7.87) and at the same meet won the 220y hurdles. In the Olympic year, Gourdine beat Jerome Biffle to win the Final Trials. One week earlier, at the AAU, he had also defeated Biffle, although finishing second to George Brown. However, Biffle won the one that mattered, finishing a bare four centimeters ahead of Gourdine in the Olympic final.

Personal Best: LJ – 7.81 (1951).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round 2 7.53
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round One 1 7.38
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 1 6.58 7.38
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 2 7.53 7.53
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 2 7.49 7.53
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 2 7.36 7.53
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 7.51
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1 QU 7.41
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1 7.41
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round 1 3 7.19
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round 2 1 7.41 7.41
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round 3 DNS pass