Full name: Garrett Putnam Serviss, Jr.
Born: January 1881
Died: December 31, 1907 in Ithaca, New York, United States
Affiliations: Cornell Big Red, Ithaca (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
The son of a famous author, Garrett Serviss’s first athletic success was in 1900 at the Caledonian Games when he won the high jump. He entered Princeton in 1899, but left in 1901 to enroll at Cornell. In 1900, representing Princeton, he tied for third in the IC4A high jump and in 1904 he was fourth in the same event for Cornell. At the 1904 Olympics, Serviss won a jump-off for second with the German, Paul Weinstein, and finished fourth in the triple jump.
Personal Best: HJ – 6-4½ (1.943) (1903).
|1904 Summer||St. Louis||Athletics||Men's High Jump||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1904 Summer||St. Louis||Athletics||Men's Standing Triple Jump||United States||USA||4|
|1904 Summer||St. Louis||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||2||1.77||5-9¾|