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George Jefferson

Full name: George Gordon Jefferson
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: February 28, 1910 in Inglewood, California, United States
Died: February 13, 1996 in Ventura, California, United States
Affiliations: California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

At the 1932 Final Trials, George Jefferson of UCLA placed third with a career best of 13-10 (4.21). The winner on that occasion was Bill Graber who posted a new world record of 14-4⅜ (4.37), but Graber could not repeat that form at the Olympics and Jefferson pushed the world record holder back in to fourth place.

Personal Best\: PV – 4.25jo (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 3 Bronze =OR

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Standings 3 =OR 4.200
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round 4.15 metres NP pass
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round 4.20 metres NP =OR o
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round 4.25 metres NP xxx
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