Full name: Eugene George "Gene" Oberst
Height: 6-5 (196 cm)
Weight: 203 lbs (92 kg)
Born: July 23, 1901 in Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 30, 1991 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Notre Dame, Indiana (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Although he only placed fourth at the 1924 Final Trials, Gene Oberst of Notre Dame became the first U.S. athlete to win an Olympic medal in the javelin throw.
Personal Bests: JT â 61.74 (1924).
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Men's Javelin Throw||United States||USA||3||Bronze|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||3||58.35|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||United States||Final Round||3||58.35|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||3||QU||57.98|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||Group A||3||57.98|