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United States Athletics at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games

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Host City: Berlin, Germany
Date Started: August 2, 1936
Date Finished: August 9, 1936

Events for United States: 29
Participants for United States: 77 (64 men and 13 women)
Youngest Participant for United States: Kathlyn Kelley (16 years, 346 days)
Oldest Participant for United States: Ernest Koehler (32 years, 256 days)
Most Medals for United States (Athlete): Jesse Owens (4 medals)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jesse Owens 22 Men's 100 metres 1 Gold
Ralph Metcalfe 26 Men's 100 metres 2 Silver
Frank Wykoff 26 Men's 100 metres 4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jesse Owens 22 Men's 200 metres 1 Gold
Mack Robinson 22 Men's 200 metres 2 Silver
Bob Packard 20 Men's 200 metres 4 h1 r3/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Archie Williams 21 Men's 400 metres 1 Gold
Jimmy LuValle 23 Men's 400 metres 3 Bronze
Harold Smallwood 21 Men's 400 metres 1 h4 r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lou Zamperini 19 Men's 5,000 metres 8
Don Lash 23 Men's 5,000 metres 13
Tom Deckard 20 Men's 5,000 metres 9 h2 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Johnny Kelley 28 Men's Marathon 18
Tarzan Brown 21 Men's Marathon AC
Billy McMahon 26 Men's Marathon AC

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Corny Johnson 22 Men's High Jump 1 Gold
Dave Albritton 23 Men's High Jump 2 Silver
Delos Thurber 19 Men's High Jump 3 Bronze

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Earle Meadows 23 Men's Pole Vault 1 Gold
Bill Sefton 21 Men's Pole Vault 4
Bill Graber 25 Men's Pole Vault 5

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jesse Owens 22 Men's Long Jump 1 Gold
Bob Clark 23 Men's Long Jump 6
John Brooks 26 Men's Long Jump 7

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Shot Put

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ken Carpenter 23 Men's Discus Throw 1 Gold
Gordon Dunn 24 Men's Discus Throw 2 Silver
Walter Wood 22 Men's Discus Throw 13

Men's Hammer Throw

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Glenn Morris 24 Men's Decathlon 1 Gold
Bob Clark 23 Men's Decathlon 2 Silver
Jack Parker 20 Men's Decathlon 3 Bronze

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Helen Stephens 18 Women's 100 metres 1 Gold
Annette Rogers 22 Women's 100 metres 5
Harriet Bland 21 Women's 100 metres 4 h1 r1/3

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Javelin Throw

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