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Roy Staley

Full name: Roy Mason Staley
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: April 18, 1915 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 25, 2001 in Santa Maria, California, United States
Affiliations: USC Trojans, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


In 1935 and 1936 Roy Staley twice set or equaled world records for the 120y hurdles, although only the 1935 record was ratified by the IAAF. Staley was second in the 1937 AAU high hurdles. At the NCAAs, he finished fourth in 1935-36 and second in 1937, running for Southern Cal.

Personal Best: 120yH – 14.1 (1936).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles United States USA 4 h1 r2/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 4 14,8
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 1 QU 15.0
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