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Gaston Strobino

Full name: Gaston M. Strobino
Nickname(s): Gal
Gender: Male
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 110 lbs (50 kg)
Born: August 23, 1891 in Büren, Bern, Switzerland
Died: March 30, 1969 in Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: South Paterson AC, Paterson (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Gaston Strobino came to America from Italy as a young boy. In 1912 he represented the South Paterson AC in New Jersey, but did not qualify for the American Olympic team. He was only added to the team after paying his own expenses to Stockholm; he proved to be one of the surprises of the Games with his bronze medal. He made his living as a machinist.

Personal Best: Marathon – 2-38:43 (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Men's Marathon United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Standings 3 2-38:42.4
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