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Neil Patterson

Full name: John Neil Patterson
Gender: Male
Born: July 27, 1885 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: December 20, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Neil Patterson won the AAU high jump in 1906, after finishing third in 1905 in that event. He also won the 1908 Central Olympic Trials in the high jump. Patterson was also a solid high hurdler, twice ranking in the US top 25 lists (1905-06). He competed for Michigan and the Chicago AA. In World War I Patterson served in the Signal Corps. After the war he became a real estate broker.

Personal Bests: 120yH – 15.8 (1906); HJ – 1.85 (6-0¾) (1906).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's High Jump United States USA 7

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H(M) H(I)
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Standings 7 1.83 6-0
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Round 7 1.83 6-0
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP QU 1.83 6-0
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3 1.83 6-0
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