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Ned Merriam

Full name: Ned Alvin Merriam
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: October 26, 1884 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States
Died: July 9, 1956 in Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Chicago Maroons, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Ned Merriam ran for the University of Chicago. He also starred on the football team from 1905-08 for the Maroons. Merriam later became a track coach, initially at Texas A&M, Iowa State, DePauw, and then Yale. In 1929 he returned to his alma mater and coached Chicago from 1929-50, when he retired.

Personal Best: 440y – 49.6 (1906).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 400 metres United States USA 3 h1 r2/3

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 3
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Thirteen 1 QU 52.2
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