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Fritz Pollard

Full name: Frederick Douglas "Fritz" Pollard, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: February 18, 1915 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 14, 2003 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: North Dakota Fighting Sioux, Grand Forks (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Fritz Pollard, son of the Brown football immortal, attended the University of North Dakota and was a student there when he won his Olympic bronze medal in 1936. While at UND, Pollard played football, ran track, and was on the school boxing team. He later attended law school and began a career as a physical educator in Chicago. He was eventually appointed director of the U.S. State Department's Office of Equal Employment Opportunity.

Personal Best: 110H – 14.2 (1936).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) L
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics United States Final 3 14.4 6
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 14.6
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 14.7
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