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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
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