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Merwin Graham

Full name: Merwin B. Graham
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: March 4, 1903 in Fairview, West Virginia, United States
Died: January 24, 1989 in San Bernardino, California, United States
Affiliations: Kansas Jayhawks, Lawrence (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Merwin Graham won the 1924 Olympic Trials in the triple jump. He competed for the University of Kansas. In 1925, as captain of the KU track team, Graham won the broad jump and placed second in the high jump at the Texas Relays, and won first in both the triple jump and broad jump at the Drake Relays. Graham was inducted into the Drake Relays Hall of Fame in 1959 and into the Kansas Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008. After college he worked for Mobil Oil for 36 years.

Personal Best: TJ – 14.54 (47-8½) (1925).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 9

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 9 14.000
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round 9 14.000
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 4 14.000
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