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Dan Kinsey

Full name: Daniel Chapin "Dan" Kinsey
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: January 22, 1902 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: June 27, 1970 in Richmond, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Illinois Fighting Illini, Champaign (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Apart from winning the 1924 Olympic gold medal, Dan Kinsey's only major championship honors came at the 1924 IC4A when he won the high hurdles for Illinois. After graduating from Illinois, Kinsey received a master's degree from Oberlin and a Ph.D. from Michigan. He taught and coached at Oberlin for 31 years, then went to Earlham College in Indiana as director of physical education and later held a similar post at Delta College in Bay City, Michigan, until his 1967 retirement.

Personal Best: 110H – 14.9 (1924).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T L
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Final 1 15.0 5
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 15.4
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat Five 1 QU 15.4
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