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George Cornetta

Full name: George Cornetta
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: January 12, 1894 in New York, New York, United States
Died: May 12, 1967 in North Bergen, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


George Cornetta ran distances for the NYAC, and was third in the 1920 Olympic Trials 10K. He attended Fordham Medical College as a medical student at the time of World War I, but apparently did not become a doctor. Various official documents list him as working as a paper manager for the International Folding Box Company in North Bergen, New Jersey.

Personal Best: 10000 – unknown.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 9 h3 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 9
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