Full name: Gaston M. Strobino
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 110 lbs (50 kg)
Born: August 23, 1891 in BÃ¼ren, Bern, Switzerland
Died: March 30, 1969 in Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: South Paterson AC, Paterson (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Gaston Strobino came to America from Italy as a young boy. In 1912 he represented the South Paterson AC in New Jersey, but did not qualify for the American Olympic team. He was only added to the team after paying his own expenses to Stockholm; he proved to be one of the surprises of the Games with his bronze medal. He made his living as a machinist.
Personal Best: Marathon â 2-38:43 (1912).
|1912 Summer||20||Stockholm||Athletics||Men's Marathon||United States||USA||3||Bronze|
|1912 Summer||20||Stockholm||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||3||2-38:42.4|