Full name: Earl William Eby
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: November 18, 1894 in Aurora, Illinois, United States
Died: December 14, 1970 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
While serving in the infantry in France, Lt. Earl Eby won the 400 m and placed second in the 800 m at the Inter-Allied Games in Paris in 1919. After the war he returned to the University of Pennsylvania and won the AAU indoor 600 y in 1920 and 1923, having first won this title in 1917 before departing for France. In addition to his Olympic silver medal, in 1920 he won the IC4A 880 y and in 1921 he took both the IC4A and NCAA titles. Earl Eby later became one of America's most distinguished track writers.
Personal Best: 800 â 1:53.5y (1920).
|1920 Summer||25||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1920 Summer||25||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Final||2||1:53.6|
|1920 Summer||25||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Three||2||QU||1:57.0est||4 m. bh1|
|1920 Summer||25||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Two||3||QU||1:57.7est||10 m. bh2|