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Fred Wilt

Full name: Frederick Loren "Fred" Wilt
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: December 14, 1920 in Pendleton, Indiana, United States
Died: September 5, 1994 in Anderson, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Fred Wilt was a nine-time AAU distance champion, winning the 3-miles from 1949-51 and the cross-country in 1949 and 1952-53. In 1950 he won the Sullivan Award as the nation's top amateur athlete. He later became a well-known track coach at Purdue.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:53.1 (1949); Mile – 4:08.5i (1951); 2 miles – 8:54.5 (1951); 5000 – 14:26.8 (1950); 10000 – 30:41.2 (1952).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 27 London Athletics Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 11
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 21

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1948 Summer 27 London Athletics United States Final Standings 11 no time
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Standings 21 31:04.0