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Ralph Hills

Full name: Ralph Gorman Hills
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: January 19, 1902 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Died: September 20, 1977 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: Princeton Tigers, Princeton (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

While attending Princeton, Ralph Hills won the IC4A shot put in 1923, the AAU title in 1924, and the IC4A again in 1925. Indoors he won the AAU in 1922 and 1924 and the IC4A for three years, starting in 1923. At the 1924 Trials, Bud Houser, Tiny Hartranft, and Hills finished 1-2-3; they placed in the same order at the Olympics. In addition to track, Hills played three years of varsity football for Princeton and served as class president. Hills graduated in 1925 and went to Johns Hopkins Medical School, from which he received his M.D. degree in 1929. He later became a professor of medicine at Hopkins.

Personal Best: SP – 15.26 (1925).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Men's Shot Put United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 3 14.640
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Final Round 3 14.640
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round 2 QU 14.505
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 2 14.505
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