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Miguel White

Full name: Miguel S. White
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: October 9, 1909
Died: August 30, 1942
Country: PHI Philippines
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Miguel White was a hurdler who competed at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, winning a bronze medal in his specialty, the 400 hurdles. At the Far Eastern Games, White won gold in the 400 hurdles in 1934 and a bronze in the 400 flat in 1930.

After the 1936 Olympics, White joined the Philippine Army as a lieutenant in the 52nd Infantry Regiment. In August 1942 he was listed initially as missing in action, but this was later changed to killed in action. It was felt that he was killed during the initial landing of Japanese forces into the Philippines.

Personal Bests: 110H – unknown; 400H – 52.8 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Philippines PHI 5 h6 r1/3
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Philippines PHI 3 Bronze

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Philippines Round One Heat Six 5

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) L T(A)
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Philippines Final 3 52.8 5
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Philippines Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 53.4 53,42
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Philippines Round One Heat Three 1 QU 53.4
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