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Charles McGinnis

Full name: Charles English McGinnis
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: October 4, 1906 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: April 29, 1995 in Peoria, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

At the Central Olympic Trials, Charles McGinnis of the Chicago AA won the high jump at 6-5 (1.95) and the pole vault at 13-6 (4.11). One week later at the Final Trials he matched these heights exactly in both events to place second in the high jump and fourth in the pole vault. He competed in both events at Amsterdam, placing seventh in the high jump and winning a bronze medal in the pole vault.

Personal Bests: HJ – 1.956 (1927); PV – 4.11 (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Men's High Jump United States USA 7T
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 7T 1.88
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 1.83
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C 1T 1.83

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 3 3.95
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final 3.90 metres NP o
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final 3.95 metres NP o
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final 4.10 metres NP xxx
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final 4.10 metres jump-off 3 o
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 3.66
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1T 3.66
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