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Dick Barber

Full name: Richard Alvah "Dick" Barber
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: July 24, 1910 in Sibley, Iowa, United States
Died: May 22, 1983 in La Jara, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: USC Trojans, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Dick Barber competed for the University of Southern California on the track team. He also played football, starring at fullback for the Trojans and playing in the Rose Bowl. Barber was 1932 Olympic Trials champion in the long jump. In World War II he served in the US Navy. Barber later became a teacher and school principal at La Jolla High School in San Diego. He also served in the Naval Reserve, retiring as a Commander. At his death, his ashes were scattered at sea by the Navy.

Personal Best: LJ – 7.73 (25-4¼) (1932).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 5

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Standings 5 7.39
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