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George Saling

Full name: George J. Saling, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: July 24, 1909 in Memphis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 15, 1933 in St. Charles, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa City (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

George Saling of the University of Iowa won the 1932 NCAA 120y hurdles in 14.1, although this world record clocking was never officially ratified. At the 1932 Final Trials, Jack Keller beat Saling but at the Olympics it was Percy Beard who gave him the most trouble Saling just held him off in a close finish. Less than one year after his Olympic victory, George Saling was killed in an automobile accident.

Personal Best: 110H – 14.1y (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final 1 14.6 14.57 4
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU/=WR 14.4 14.55
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 2 QU 15.0
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