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John Romig

Full name: John Luther Romig
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: October 6, 1898 in Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 16, 1984 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Meadowbrook Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Running for Penn State, John Romig was the inaugural NCAA champion over 2 miles in 1921. He also won the AAU indoors 2-mile in 1922. Outdoors he later moved up in distance and finished second in the 1928 AAU 10K. He also competed for the Meadowbrook Club.

Personal Bests: 5000 – 15:12.4 (1924); 10000 – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics Men's 5,000 metres United States USA 4
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 10,000 metres United States USA AC DNF

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics United States Final 4 15:12.4
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 15:14.6

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Standings AC DNF