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Eddie Genung

Full name: Edwin Bernard "Eddie" Genung
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


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 – 1:51.7 (1932).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 4

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
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
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