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Herbert Jamison

Full name: Herbert Brotherson Jamison
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: September 17, 1875 in Peoria, Illinois, United States
Died: June 22, 1938 in Peoria, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Princeton Tigers, Princeton (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Herbert Jamison was described by his contemporaries as an "above mediocre" sprinter. Because his favorite event, the 200m, was not on the program in Athens, he chose to run in the 400m, but he was no match for Tom Burke and finished some 10 meters behind the AAU champion. After graduating from Princeton in 1897, Jamison entered the family business, which manufactured agricultural implements, but after seven years he established his own insurance agency in Peoria and remained in that business until his death.

Personal Bests: 400 – 55.2 (1896).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1896 Summer 20 Athina Athletics Men's 400 metres United States USA 2 Silver

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1896 Summer 20 Athina Athletics United States Final 2 55 1/5
1896 Summer 20 Athina Athletics United States Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 56 4/5