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Vic Dyrgall

Full name: Victor J. "Vic" Dyrgall
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: October 8, 1917 in New York, New York, United States
Died: October 4, 2006 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Millrose AA, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


A distance runner, Vic Dyrgall won 11 AAU championships over distances from 15-30 km., and won the AAU marathon in 1949 and 1952. In both 1949 and 1952 he finished second at the Boston Marathon. Dyrgall ran cross-county at the University of Idaho. He qualified for the 1939 NCAA cross-country meet and finished seventh. Dyrgall led Idaho to Pacific Coast Conference cross-country titles in 1939-41 and 1946, and to the AAU team title in 1941.

From 1942-45 Dyrgall served in the Army Air Force. He retired from racing after the 1952 Olympics. Dyrgall was an accountant in his day job, working for many years in Schenectady, New York.

Personal Best: Marathon – 2-32:53 (1952).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Athletics Men's Marathon United States USA 13

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Standings 13 2-32:52.4
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