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Kenny Griffin

Full name: Kenneth Julian "Kenny" Griffin
Nickname(s): Ken
Gender: Male
Born: January 27, 1912 in Logan, Utah, United States
Died: September 26, 2002 in Oceanside, California, United States
Affiliations: LAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

Kenny Griffin started gymnastics at Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and then represented the Los Angeles Athletic Club. He then attended Compton Junior College, where he competed in gymnastics, and was on the track and football teams. He later went to UCLA where he was on the gym team and threw the javelin on the track team. After the Olympics he returned to Los Angeles and became a high school teacher at Eagle Rock High School, where he also coached gymnastics, football, and track. In World War II Griffin served in the US Navy, where he was a training instructor to help get the sailors in condition. On his return he taught physical education and coached at Los Angeles City College. Griffin also became a top amateur golfer in the Los Angeles area.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around United States USA 90
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around United States USA 10 non-scoring
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise United States USA 82
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault United States USA 76
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars United States USA 59T
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar United States USA 93
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Rings United States USA 68T
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse United States USA 96

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 90 83.801 41.033 42.768

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS CP OP
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 10 non-scoring 83.801 41.033 42.768

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 82 14.867 7.700 7.167

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 76 15.134 6.567 8.567

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 59T 15.833 7.633 8.200

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 93 12.000 6.333 5.667

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 68T 15.400 7.233 8.167

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Gymnastics United States Final Standings 96 10.567 5.567 5.000
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