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Dean Kelley

Full name: Melvin Dean Kelley
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: September 23, 1931 in Monmouth, Kansas, United States
Died: January 13, 1996 in Morton, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Kansas Jayhawks, Lawrence (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Related Olympians: Brother of Allen Kelley.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

A 1953 graduate of the University of Kansas, Dean Kelley went on to play for four years with the Peoria Cats. At the 1955 Pan American Games he won gold with the US team, he and Bob Kenney were the only Olympians on the team. Kelley also began working with the Caterpillar Tractor Co., which sponsored that team, and spent most of his business career with them.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1952-08-02 USA 36, URS 25 0
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-31 USA 85, ARG 76 0
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1952-07-29 USA 103, CHI 55 3
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #1 1 1952-07-25 USA 66, HUN 48 1
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #4 1 1952-07-26 USA 72, TCH 47 0
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1952-07-27 USA 57, URU 44 0
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