Full name: Charles Christian "Chuck" Hornbostel
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: September 26, 1911 in Evansville, Indiana, United States
Died: January 13, 1989 in New London, New Hampshire, United States
Affiliations: Indiana Hoosiers, Bloomington (USA)
Country: United States
Competing for the US in international matches against the British Empire team, Chuck Hornbostel twice ran on world-record setting relay teams on the same day â 15 August 1936 â in the 4Ã880 y (with [Bob Young], [Harry Williamson], and [John Woodruff]) and the 4ÃMile relay (with [Gene Venzke], [Archie San Romani], and [Glenn Cunningham]). Hornbostel was NCAA 800/880 y champion from 1932-34. He never won an outdoor AAU title but in the 800 was second in 1932-33, and third in 1934 and 1936. He was AAU indoor champion over 1,000 yards in 1934 and 1936.
Personal Bests: 880y â 1:50.7 (1934); 1500 â 3:57.8 (1932); Mile â 4:15.1 (1933).
|1932 Summer||20||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||United States||USA||6|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||United States||USA||5|
|1932 Summer||20||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Final||6||1:52.7|
|1932 Summer||20||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU||1:52.4|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Final||5||1:54.6|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Three||1||QU||1:53.2|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat One||2||QU||1:53.7|