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John Sittig

Full name: John Franz Sittig
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: January 29, 1905 in New York, New York, United States
Died: December 26, 1984 in San Diego, California, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


John Sittig was NCAA 880y champion in 1927. He also placed fourth in that event in 1926. He competed for the University of Illinois, where he studied commerce, and he later represented the Chicago AA. Sittig went into the insurance business and also worked in investments.

Personal Best: 800 – 1:53.4 (1928).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 5 h3 r2/3

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Three 5 1:53.4
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics United States Round One Heat One 3 QU 2:00.6
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