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Lou Gregory

Full name: Louis Paul "Lou" Gregory
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: July 10, 1902 in [unknown], New Jersey, United States
Died: April 21, 1989 in Pensacola, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Millrose AA, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Lou Gregory was a distance runner who won 16 AAU championships at various distances. He won the 6-miles/10K seven times – 1929-31, 1933, 1939, 1941, and 1943. Gregory tried to return and make the 1936 Olympic team in the 5,000, but placed seventh at the Olympic Trials. He later turned exclusively to marathons, starting the late 1930s, finishing second in 1940, fourth in 1942, and sixth in 1945 at the US Championships. Gregory had run the Boston Marathon as far back as 1926. He ran it again during and after World War II, finishing second in 1942 and fourth in 1946. Gregory was a high school math teacher in the western New York area.

Personal Bests: 5000 – 15:11.0 (1935); 6 miles – 30:27.4 (1932); 10000 – 32:39.4 (1933).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 30 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 10,000 metres United States USA AC DNF

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1932 Summer 30 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Standings AC DNF
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