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Pete Phelps

Full name: Harold Roy "Pete" Phelps
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: May 2, 1903 in Carbon Cliff, Illinois, United States
Died: September 23, 1991 in Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Affiliations: Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa City (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Pete Phelps made the 1924 Olympic Team by finishing second in the Olympic Trials 5K. Competing for the University of Iowa, he finished second at the 1925 NCAA 2-miles and was fifth in that event in 1923. He later competed for the Detroit AC and the Chicago AA. Phelps graduated from Iowa in 1925 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He later went into business and became a company executive.

Personal Best: Mile – 4:29.0 (1920); 2 miles – 9:27.0 (1920).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's 5,000 metres United States USA 6 h2 r1/2

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 6
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