Full name: Edwin Bernard "Eddie" Genung
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: February 15, 1908 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: May 2, 1986 in Riverside, California, United States
Affiliations: WAC, Seattle (USA)
Country: United States
Eddie Genung won the NCAA 880y in 1929 and later won the AAU 800/880 from 1930-32. He also finished second in the AAU Meet in 1929. He competed for the University of Washington and the Washington AC. Genung was first on the 1931 US list with 1:51.9 for 880 yards. At the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics he just missed out on a bronze medal. Genung was inducted into the University of Washington Hall of Fame in 1982.
Personal Best: 800 â 1:51.7 (1932).
|1932 Summer||24||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||United States||USA||4|
|1932 Summer||24||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Final||4||1:51.7|
|1932 Summer||24||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||1:54.8||1:54.73|