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Chuck Hornbostel

Full name: Charles Christian "Chuck" Hornbostel
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: September 26, 1911 in Evansville, Indiana, United States
Died: January 13, 1989 in New London, New Hampshire, United States
Affiliations: Indiana Hoosiers, Bloomington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Competing for the US in international matches against the British Empire team, Chuck Hornbostel twice ran on world-record setting relay teams on the same day – 15 August 1936 – in the 4×880 y (with Bob Young, Harry Williamson, and John Woodruff) and the 4×Mile relay (with Gene Venzke, Archie San Romani, and Glenn Cunningham). Hornbostel was NCAA 800/880 y champion from 1932-34. He never won an outdoor AAU title but in the 800 was second in 1932-33, and third in 1934 and 1936. He was AAU indoor champion over 1,000 yards in 1934 and 1936.

Personal Bests: 880y – 1:50.7 (1934); 1500 – 3:57.8 (1932); Mile – 4:15.1 (1933).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 6
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 5

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final 6 1:52.7
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 1:52.4
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Final 5 1:54.6
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 1:53.2
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics United States Round One Heat One 2 QU 1:53.7
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