Full name: James Edward "Jim" Grelle
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: September 30, 1936 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Jim Grelle was a top miler for the United States in the early 60s. He was NCAA champion in 1959, AAU champion in 1960 and twice competed at the Pan American Games, winning a gold medal in 1963 and a silver medal in 1959. Grelle also won the AAU indoor mile in 1965-66. He was a three-time mile champion at the Mt. SAC Relays, winning in 1962-64. Grelle set the American mile record of 3:55.4 in early 1965, although it was beaten only nine days later by [Jim Ryun]. Grelle also set the American 2-mile record of 8:25.2 in 1963. He is a member of the Mt. SAC Relay Hall of Fame, the Oregon Ducks Hall of Fame, and the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.
Personal Bests: 800 â 1:48.4 (1958); 1,500 â 3:38.9 (1964); Mile â 3:55.4 (1965); 2 miles â 8:25.2 (1966); 3 miles â 13:43.4 (1967); 5K â 14:10.8 (1966).
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Men's 1,500 metres||United States||USA||8|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||United States||Final||8||3:45.0|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Two||2||QU||3:43.5||3:43.65|