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Paul Jessup

Full name: Paul Boulet Jessup
Gender: Male
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs (97 kg)
Born: September 23, 1908 in Bellingham, Washington, United States
Died: October 27, 1992 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Affiliations: WAC, Seattle (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Paul Jessup won the NCAA and AAU discus titles in 1930. At the AAU Meet, his winning mark of 51.73 (169-7⅞) set a world record. Jessup repeated as AAU champion in the discus in 1931. He was also second in 1932 and third in 1929. A useful shot putter, he placed third in that event at the AAUs in 1930-31. He was also fourth in the shot at the 1929-30 NCAAs and fourth in the discus in 1929. He competed for the University of Washington and later the Washington AC.

Personal Bests: SP – 15.44 (50-8) (1930); DT – 51.73 (169-7⅞) (1930).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA 8

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BM
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Standings 8 45.25
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round One 11 39.14
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 9 43.97 43.97
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 8 45.25 45.25