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Homer Whelchel

Full name: Homer D. Whelchel
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: December 31, 1899 in Dawson County, Georgia, United States
Died: August 15, 1974 in Cordele, Georgia, United States
Affiliations: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Atlanta (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Homer Whelchel finished fifth in the 1922 NCAA javelin throw, competing for Georgia Tech. He placed third at the 1924 Olympic Trials.

Personal Best: JT – 58.90 (193-3) (1923).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics Men's Javelin Throw United States USA 12

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 12 52.98
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round 12 52.98
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 6 52.98
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