Full name: Walter Rayburn McClure
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: August 24, 1892 in Junction City, Oregon, United States
Died: April 12, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Multnomah AC, Portland (USA) / California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: United States
Walter McClure made the 1912 Olympic Team by winning the Western Olympic Trial at 1,500 metres. He ran for the University of Oregon and the Multnomah AC. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the US Army infantry in 1916. He served in World War I and later with Gen. John Pershing in the Mexican Border War campaign. McClure eventually reached the rank of colonel. For his service he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart.
Personal Bests: 800 â unknown; 1500 â 4:03.4 (1912).
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|1912 Summer||19||Stockholm||Athletics||Men's 1,500 metres||United States||USA||8|
|1912 Summer||19||Stockholm||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat One||3|
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|1912 Summer||19||Stockholm||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Seven||2||QU||4:07.3|