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Sam Bellah

Full name: Samuel Harrison "Sam" Bellah
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: June 24, 1887 in Metz, California, United States
Died: January 9, 1963 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA) / Multnomah AC, Portland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Sam Bellah competed in the pole vault at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics, and also competed in the long jump and triple jump in 1908. He was AAU pole vault champion in 1911 and 1915. Bellah competed for Stanford and the Olympic Club of San Francisco in 1908, but later in his career represented Multnomah AC of Portland, Oregon. Bellah settled on the Rogue River in southern Oregon, where he had a ranch on which he raised brown Swiss cattle.

Personal Bests: PV – 3.90 (12-9½) (1912); LJ – 6.84 (22-5¼) (1908); JT – 45.97 (150-10) (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 6T
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 12
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 17
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 7 OR

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H(M) H(I) H C/F/P
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Final Standings 6T 3.50 11-6
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Final Round 6T 3.50 11-6
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 6T QU 3.43 11-3
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C 1 3.43 11-3
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 7 OR 3.75
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.40 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.50 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.60 metres 1T xo
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.65 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.75 metres 1T =OR xo
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.80 metres 7 xxx
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 3.65
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1T 3.65
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3.40 metres NP xo
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3.50 metres NP xxo
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3.60 metres NP xo
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3.65 metres NP o

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Final Standings 12 6.64 21-9½
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 12 6.64 21-9½
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 2 6.64 21-9½

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Final Standings 17 12.55 41-2
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 17 12.55 41-2
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 6 12.55 41-2
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