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Archie San Romani

Full name: Archie Joseph San Romani
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: September 17, 1912 in Frontenac, Kansas, United States
Died: November 7, 1994 in Auberry, California, United States
Affiliations: Kansas State Wildcats, Manhattan (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Archie San Romani won the NCAA mile in 1935-36, running for Emporia State College. He later set a world record for 2,000 metres in August 1937 at a meet in Helsinki. In 1936 he had also run on a US 4×Mile relay team (with [Chuck Hornbostel], [Gene Venzke], and [Glenn Cunningham]) that broke the world record in a dual meet against the British Empire. San Romani never won an outdoor AAU title, but finished second in the 1,500 in 1936, and was third in the mile in 1935 and 1938. Indoors, he was AAU champion in the mile in 1937.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:49.9 (1936); Mile – 4:07.2 (1937); 2000 – 5:16.8 (1937).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 4

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final 4 3:50.0
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 2 QU 3:55.0
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