Full name: Jeffrey L. "Jeff" Kirk
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: October 25, 1923
Died: February 20, 1976 in Garden City, New York, United States
Affiliations: Penn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: United States
Jeff Kirk was runner-up in the 1948 NCAA 400 hurdles for Penn, and placed third at the 1948 Olympic Trials. He graduated from Penn in 1949 and later competed for the Philly Collegiate T&F Club. In World War II Kirk was a conscientious objector but served in India, without seeing combat. He received a doctorate in education from Temple University. He became a professor of education at Lehigh University and then Adelphi University. Kirk died after a short battle with acute leukemia.
Personal Best: 400H â 51.9 (1948).
|1948 Summer||24||London||Athletics||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||United States||USA||5 h1 r2/3|
|1948 Summer||24||London||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat One||5||52.5||at 0.49|
|1948 Summer||24||London||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Six||2||QU||54.3|