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Sol Furth

Full name: Solomon Happy "Sol" Furth
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: March 23, 1907 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Died: October 18, 1990 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Millrose AA, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Sol Furth was a triple jumper who competed for [New York University] and various clubs around New York, including the [NYAC] and Millrose AA. In the triple jump, Furth had a best finish of second at the AAU in 1929 and 1935, and also finished third in 1930 and 1934 and fourth in 1935. He also finished third in the 1930 AAU long jump. Furth was also known as a top hurdler and set an American record in the obscure 70-yard indoor hurdles in 1931. He later worked as a track coach at Brooklyn College.

Personal Bests: 120yH – 15.2 (1930); LJ – 7.49 (24-7) (1930); TJ – 14.88 (48-10) (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 6

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Standings 6 14.88
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