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Gloria Russell

Full name: Gloria Russell (-Hildebrand)
Gender: Female
Born: January 24, 1912 in Eureka, California, United States
Died: February 13, 1963 in Alameda, California, United States
Affiliations: Western Women's Club, San Francisco (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Gloria Russell threw the javelin for the Western Women’s Club. In 1928-29 she was voted California Girls’ State Athlete of the Year. At the AAU Championships, Russell was second in 1928 and third 1932 (which doubled as the Olympic Trials) with the javelin. She won the 1929 AAU baseball throw with an American record throw of 258-1 [78.66].

Personal Best: JT – 124-9 [38.02] (1930).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics Women's Javelin Throw United States USA 6

Women's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Standings 6 36.74
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