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Garrett Serviss

Full name: Garrett Putnam Serviss, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: January 1881
Died: December 31, 1907 in Ithaca, New York, United States
Affiliations: Cornell Big Red, Ithaca (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H(M) H(I)
1904 Summer St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 2 1.77 5-9¾

Men's Standing Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1904 Summer St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 4 9.53 31-3¼
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