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Adam Gunn

Full name: Adam Beattie Gunn
Gender: Male
Born: December 24, 1872 in Golspie, Highland, Great Britain
Died: August 17, 1935 in Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain
Affiliations: Buffalo Central YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

A native of Scotland, Adam Gunn of the Buffalo YMCA became a US citizen in 1899, and won the AAU All-Around championship in 1901 and 1902. In the 1904 Olympic event he was leading the competition, a forerunner of the decathlon, after seven events but finally ended up 129 points behind the Irishman, Tom Kiely. Personal Bests: SP – 40-7 (12.37) (1904).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics Men's All-Around Championship United States USA 2 Silver

Men's All-Around Championship

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS M D(M) D(I) H(M) H(I) T
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 2 5,907
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States 100 yards (91.4 metres) 2 720
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States 100 yards (91.4 metres) Heat Two 2 720 at 4 ft
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States Shot Put 1 668 12.21 40-1
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States High Jump 2 640 1.65 5-5
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States 880 yard (804.7 metres) walk 4 647 4:13.0
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States Hammer Throw 3 495 31.40 103-0
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States Pole Vault 1 616 2.97 9-11
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States 120 yard (109.7 metres) hurdles 2 655 at 3 ft
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States 56 lb. (25.4 kg.) Weight Throw 3 418 7.22 23-8½
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States Long Jump 3 484 5.53 18-2
1904 Summer 31 St. Louis Athletics United States One Mile (1,609.3 metres) 3 564 5:45.0
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