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Arthur Tuck

Full name: Arthur Wood Tuck
Gender: Male
Born: July 8, 1901 in Benton, Arkansas, United States
Died: April 15, 1979 in Redmond, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


As a senior at Redmond High School in Oregon, Arthur Tuck competed at 13 events in the state championships, winning the 100, 220, high hurdles, high jump, discus, javelin, and shot put, and finished second in the long jump, winning the state title for his high school single-handedly. Tuck competed for the University of Oregon and the Multnomah AC. In college he also threw the discus and in 1921 set Pacific Coast Conference records for both throws.

In the AAU javelin, Tuck finished third in 1919 and fifth in 1920. The 1920 AAU doubled as the Olympic Trials and his fifth-place finish put him on the Olympic Team. After college Tuck and his brother worked in highway construction, but Arthur Tuck later joined the Oregon State Police Force.

Personal Best: JT – 59.66 (1921).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Javelin Throw United States USA 11 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Athletics United States Final Standings 11 QR
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Athletics United States Qualifying Round 11 53.780
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