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Jack Guiney

Full name: John Joseph "Jack" Guiney
Gender: Male
Born: June 1882 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 6, 1912 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Missouri AC, St. Louis (USA) / Cambridge YMCA, Cambridge (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


John Guiney was a shot putter for the Missouri AC in 1904 but he grew up around Boston and competed for the Cambridge YMCA. He was a top football player at Ballou and Hobigand School where he made Boston All-Scholastic in 1901. In 1902 he started prep school at Phillips Andover Academy, where he played center on the football team. After Andover Guiney settled in Philadelphia, serving as a physical trainer for several of the schools there and working with Secretary Babbitt of the central board of football officials. In 1910 he was named track coach at Lehigh University, but left that job to coach football at Haverford College. Guiney died quite young after he developed a sore throat, which turned into blood poisoning.

Personal Best\: SP – 12.43 (40-9½) (1904).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer St. Louis Athletics Men's Shot Put United States USA 7

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 7
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