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Geoff Vanderstock

Full name: Geoffrey Peter "Geoff" Vanderstock
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: October 8, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: USC Trojans, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Geoff Vanderstock won the 1968 Olympic Trials 400H, breaking the world record in the process. At the AAU meet he was second in 1966, fifth in 1965, and sixth in 1967. Vanderstock competed for Mt. San Antonio College and then Southern Cal. He was third at the 1967-68 NCAAs competing for the Trojans. Vanderstock was ranked in the US top 10 from 1965-69, and ranked #1 in 1966 and 1968.

Vanderstock settled in the San Fernando Valley, where he became a prominent real estate broker. He also appeared in several movies and on television, among them the 1979 movie track & field movie Goldengirl, the Sylvester Stallone / Kurt Russell movie from 1989, Tango & Cash (playing a federal agent), and on the FOX comedy television series, Mr. President.

Personal Bests: 440y – 47.7 (1966); 120yH – 14.0 (1965); 400H – 49.62 (1968); HJ – 1.93 (6-4) (1964); PV – 4.11 (13-6) (1964).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 4

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final 4 49.0 49.07 3
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 49.2 49.22
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Round One Heat One 2 QU 50.6 50.62
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