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Whitey Overton

Full name: William Oliver "Whitey" Overton
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: October 10, 1928
Affiliations: Auburn Tigers, Auburn, Alabama (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

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Whitey Overton finished second in the 1948 NCAA steeplechase and was third at the 1948 Olympic Trials. He competed for Alabama Polytechnic, later known as Auburn University.

Personal Bests: 3000S – 9:26.0 (1948).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 19 London Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase United States USA 6 h3 r1/2

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1948 Summer 19 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 6 10:14.4
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