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Gordon Dukes

Full name: Gordon Bennett Dukes
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: December 23, 1888 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Died: August 1966 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gordon Dukes won the AAU indoor pole vault in 1911, and was second in the AAU vault in 1912. Dukes competed for Cornell and the New York AC. He was born in Japan where his father Oscar Dukes was an MD, a Methodist missionary and a teacher at the Kobe Commercial School (now Kobe University)

Gordon Dukes eventually worked for the Yale Lock company and the National City Bank of New York as their representative in Argentina between 1914-17 and again from 1920 (after serving in World War I). He died from the effects of a duodenal ulcer while overseas in Denmark.

Personal Best: PV – 3.83 (12-7) (1911).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 8T

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 8T 3.65
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.40 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.50 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.60 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.65 metres 1T xxo
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.75 metres 8T xxx
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 3.65
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1T 3.65
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3.20 metres NP xxo
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3.40 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3.50 metres 1T xxo
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3.60 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3.65 metres 1T o
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