Full name: Alexander Dalglish Neilson "Alex" Breckenridge
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: April 17, 1932 in Buffalo, New York, United States
Affiliations: US Marine Corps, (USA) / Victoria Park AAC, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: United States
Although born in Buffalo, Alex Breckinridge was raised in Scotland, where he was Scottish junior cross-country champion and broke the mile national record. He competed for Villanova and the US Marine Corps as a distance runner. He was AAU champion in 1959 at both 15 and 30 km, and finished sixth that year at the Pan American Games in the 10K. Breckinridge finished third at the 1962 Boston Marathon. He later was one of the first organizers of the Marine Corps Marathon.
Personal Bests: Mile â 4:13.8 (1955); 2 miles â 8:56.8i (1960); 5K â 14:32.1 (1959); 10K â 30:47.0 (1962); Marathon â 2-27:17 (1962).
|1960 Summer||28||Roma||Athletics||Men's Marathon||United States||USA||30|
|1960 Summer||28||Roma||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||30||2-29:38.0|