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Jerome Walters

Full name: Jerome Douglas Walters, Sr.
Nickname(s): Sonny
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: April 9, 1930 in Itta Bena, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 5, 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Affiliations: Southern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Jerome Walters won the 1956 AAU 1,500. In the AAU 800 he was third in 1953 and second in 1959. At the 1959 Pan-American Games, Walters won his semi-final but abandoned in the final. He had multiple affiliations over the years, competing for UCLA, Cal State LA, Pepperdine, and later for the Southern Cal Striders, the US Marines, and the Los Angeles AC.

Personal Bests: 800 – 1:48.5 (1959); 1500 – 3:47.6 (1956); Mile – 4:08.8 (1956); 2 miles – 8:49.4 (1959).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 8 h3 r1/2

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 8 3:55,7 3:55.60
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