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Eldon Jenne

Full name: Eldon Irl Jenne
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: May 29, 1899 in Coupeville, Washington, United States
Died: February 4, 1993 in La Jolla, California, United States
Affiliations: Washington State Cougars, Pullman (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Competing for Washington State, Eldon Jenne tied for first in the pole vault at the initial NCAA championship. He later competed for the Multnomah AC. At Washington State, Jenne also played football. He later became a coach, starting in high school in Oregon, where he led teams to state championships in football and basketball. Jenne then became football and basketball coach at Pacific University. He was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1983.

Personal Best: PV – 3.99 (13-1) (1920).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 7

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics United States Final Standings 7 3.60
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics United States Final Round 7 3.60
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP QU 3.60
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