Full name: Thomas Marshall "Tom" Deckard
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: April 6, 1916 in Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Died: July 1, 1982 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Indiana Hoosiers, Bloomington (USA)
Country: United States
At the 1937 Penn Relays, Tom Deckard ran on the Indiana University team that broke the world record for the 4 x mile relay. At the AAU meet, he finished third in the 1938 steeplechase, second in the 1937 5K, and fourth in the 1936 10K. Deckard joined the Navy and became a career Naval officer.
Personal Bests: Mile â 4:15.0 (1936); 2 miles â 9:05.0i (1937); 5000 â 15:01.2 (1936); 3000S â 9:31.4 (1936).
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