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Dan Kelly

Full name: Daniel Joseph "Dan" Kelly
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: September 1, 1883 in Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Died: April 9, 1920 in Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
Affiliations: Spokane Athletic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Dan Kelly of the University of Oregon was one of the great sprinter/long jumpers of his time. In May 1906 he jumped 24-2¼ (7.37) to become only the third American to break the 24-foot barrier, and the following month in a meet in Spokane he equalled the world records for both the 100y (9.6) and 220y around a turn (21.2) in the same afternoon. Kelly won his only AAU title in the 1907 long jump.

Personal Bests: 100y – 9.6 (1906); 220y – 21.6 (1906); LJ – 24-2¼ (7.37) (1906).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics United States Final Standings 2 7.09 23-3¼
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics United States Final Round 2 7.09 23-3¼
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 2 QU 7.09 23-3¼
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1 QU 7.09 23-3¼
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