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Glenn Hartranft

Full name: Samuel Glenn Hartranft
Nickname(s): Tiny
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Weight: 254 lbs (115 kg)
Born: December 3, 1901 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States
Died: August 12, 1970 in San Diego, California, United States
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Although his Olympic honors came in the shot, Tiny Hartranft was equally successful with the discus. While at Stanford he scored a shot/ discus double at the IC4A in 1922 and 1924. In winning the 1924 discus he threw 158-1⅛ (48.18) that bettered the existing world record but was not ratified "because of a high wind." However, he set an official world record the following year of 157-1⅝ (47.89). In the 1924 Olympic discus he was completely out of form and only placed sixth with a throw some 20 feet below his best.

Personal Bests: SP – 15.53 (1924); DT – 48.18 (1924).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Men's Shot Put United States USA 2 Silver
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA 6

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 2 14.895
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Final Round 2 14.895
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round 4 QU 14.405
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2 14.405

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 6 42.490
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Final Round 6 42.490
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round 6 QU 42.490
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2 42.490