Full name: John Ruggles Case
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: March 31, 1889 in Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: January 20, 1975 in Oceanside, California, United States
Affiliations: Illinois Athletic Club, Chicago (USA)
Country: United States
John Case was AAU high hurdles champion in 1910, and placed fourth in that event in 1914. He also had a third-place in the AAU high jump in 1910, with 1.83 (6-0). Case competed for the Illinois AC. He made the 1912 Olympic team by winning the Central Trials in 15.4, which at the time equaled the record for the US Olympic Trials. He later taught agriculture at San JosÃ© High School, although later in life, he listed his occupation as âself-employedâ on his World War II draft registration.
Personal Best: 110H â 15.2y (1912).
|1912 Summer||23||Stockholm||Athletics||Men's 110 metres Hurdles||United States||USA||4|
|1912 Summer||23||Stockholm||Athletics||United States||Final||4||15.3est|
|1912 Summer||23||Stockholm||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Six||1||QU||15.6|
|1912 Summer||23||Stockholm||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Ten||1||QU||16.3|