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Walt Ashbaugh

Full name: Walter Stuart "Walt" Ashbaugh
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: March 11, 1929 in East Liverpool, Ohio, United States
Died: April 3, 2003 in Toledo, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Walt Ashbaugh won the AAU triple jump in 1952, and finished third in the Olympic Trials that year to make the Olympic team. Running for Cornell he finished fourth in the 120 yard hurdles at the 1951 NCAA meet. He later competed for the US Army. While at Cornell he won the high hurdles at the Heptagonals in 1949-50, and helped the school win the shuttle relay title at the 1951 Penn Relays. Ashbaugh also played basketball at Cornell, leading them during their 1950-51 season, which finished with a 20-5 record, the best in Cornell history. Ashbaugh was inducted into the Cornell Athletics Hall of Fame in 1981.

Personal Best: 120yH – 14.3 (1951).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 4

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round 4 15.39
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round One 4 15.05
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 3 15.39 15.39
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 3 14.56 15.39
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 4 14.50 15.39
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 4 15.38 15.39
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP foul
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round 14T QU 14.59 no mark
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 7 14.59
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round 1 5 14.59
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round 2 7 14.59 pass
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round 3 DNS pass
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