Full name: Archie Joseph San Romani
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: September 17, 1912 in Frontenac, Kansas, United States
Died: November 7, 1994 in Auberry, California, United States
Affiliations: Kansas State Wildcats, Manhattan (USA)
Country: United States
Archie San Romani won the NCAA mile in 1935-36, running for Emporia State College. He later set a world record for 2,000 metres in August 1937 at a meet in Helsinki. In 1936 he had also run on a US 4×Mile relay team (with Chuck Hornbostel, Gene Venzke, and Glenn Cunningham) that broke the world record in a dual meet against the British Empire. San Romani never won an outdoor AAU title, but finished second in the 1,500 in 1936, and was third in the mile in 1935 and 1938. Indoors, he was AAU champion in the mile in 1937.
Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:49.9 (1936); Mile – 4:07.2 (1937); 2000 – 5:16.8 (1937).
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