Full name: Frederick William "Fred" Faller
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: July 30, 1895 in GÃ¼tenbach, Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg, Germany
Died: August 11, 1984 in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Dorchester Athletic Club
Country: United States
Fred Faller won the AAU 10 mile championship and cross-country titles in 1919-20. He ran for the Dorchester Club. Faller was born in Germany but came to the US at 2-years-old with his parents. His winning time of about 52 minutes in the 1919 AAU race was considered a US record for almost 40 years. Faller coached Boston Marathon legend [John A. Kelley].
Faller was later a President of the New England Chapter of USA Olympians. He was a watchmaker who worked for a number of years with the Bigelow-Kennard Company of Boston, but then started his own watch business in Roslindale Square.
Personal Best: 10000 â 32:05.2 (1919).
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres||United States||USA||8|
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's Cross-Country, Individual||United States||USA||15|
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's Cross-Country, Team||United States||USA||4|
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Final||8||32:38.0|
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Two||4||QU||33:02.4est||20 m. bh3|
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||15|
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||USA||Final Standings||4||36||15/13|