Full name: Donald Arthur "Don" Gehrmann
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: November 16, 1927 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Wisconsin Badgers, Madison (USA)
Country: United States
Don Gehrman won the NCAA 1,500/Mile championship three times consecutively (1948-50) for the University of Wisconsin. As a junior and senior he won the Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games. He also won the AAU indoor 1,000 yards in 1952-53. Gehrmann was Big 10 mile champion four straight years, and in all, won 12 Big 10 Championships. At the AAU Outdoors he was third in 1947 in the mile, and in the 800, placed fourth in 1948 and sixth in 1952.
Gehrmann graduated from Wisconsin in 1950 with an education degree. He later earned a mastersâ degree in educational psychology, and worked for many years in his native Wisconsin as a school teacher and administrator.
Personal Bests: 880y â 1:50.7 (1950); 1500 â 3:50.6 (1952); Mile â 4:07.5i (1955); 2 miles â 9:08.21 (1950).
|1948 Summer||20||London||Athletics||Men's 1,500 metres||United States||USA||8|
|1948 Summer||20||London||Athletics||United States||Final||8||3:54.5||at 4.65|
|1948 Summer||20||London||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat One||3||QU||3:54.8|