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Glen Dawson

Full name: Glen Wilson Dawson
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: August 1, 1906 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Died: January 19, 1968 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Affiliations: Tulsa Skelly Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Glen Dawson twice finished on the podium at the AAU steeplechase – third in 1932 and second in 1936. He was also fourth in the 1933 steeplechase, and fourth in the 1935 AAU mile. Dawson attended Oklahoma Central State Teachers College and later the University of Oklahoma. After the 1936 Berlin Olympics, he retired from running in 1937 and started a business career. Dawson died in Tulsa in January 1968 after a long illness.

Personal Bests: 1,500 – 3:56.8 (1936); Mile – 4:17.4 (1935); Steeplechase – 9:15.0 (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase United States USA 6
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase United States USA 8

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final 6 10:58.0
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 3 QU 9:15.0
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics United States Final 8 9:21.1
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics United States Round One Heat One 4 QU 9:29.2
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