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Art Shaw

Full name: Arthur Briggs "Art" Shaw
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: April 28, 1886 in Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: July 18, 1955 in Altadena, California, United States
Affiliations: Dartmouth Big Green, Hanover (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


After placing third in the 120y hurdles at the 1906 IC4A meet, Art Shaw of Dartmouth finished as runner-up in 1907 and then became the IC4A champion in 1908. He also won the AAU title in 1908, equalling the world record of 15.2. Then, in the Olympic final, in which Shaw placed third, [Forrest Smithson] set a new world record of 15.0, but Shaw equalled this time after his return home to again become co-holder of the world record.

Personal Best: 110H – 15.0 (1908).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 21 London 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
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Final 3 15.8est
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 15.6
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Fourteen 1 QU/walkover
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