Full name: Joel Warren Shankle
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: March 2, 1933 in Fines Creek, North Carolina, United States
Died: April 8, 2015 in Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Affiliations: Duke Blue Devils, Durham (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
In both the 1956 Final Trials and the Olympic Final, Joel Shankle finished third in the 110 meter hurdles behind [Lee Calhoun] and [Jack Davis]. Shankle was also a fine long jumper, and decathlete, winning the 1955 NCAA long jump for Duke and placing third in the AAU decathlon that year. After graduation from Duke, Shankle joined the Navy and was a Naval aviator from 1959-65. He later became a pilot for American Airlines for 28 years, retiring in 1993.
Personal Bests\: 100y â 9.7 (1954); 110H â 13.7y (1956); HJ â 6-4 (1.93) (1955); PV â 13-9 (4.19) (1956); LJ â 24-8Â¼ (7.52) (1955); Dec â 6445 (1955).
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Athletics||Men's 110 metres Hurdles||United States||USA||3||Bronze|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Athletics||United States||Final||3||14.1||14.25||1|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||2||QU||14.0||14.23|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Three||1||QU||14.0||14.20|