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Garnett Wikoff

Full name: Garnett Merrill Wikoff
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: November 12, 1886 in Thornville, Ohio, United States
Died: November 5, 1959 in Napa, California, United States
Affiliations: Ohio State Buckeyes, Columbus (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Garnett Wikoff won the 1912 Central Olympic Trial to make the Olympic Team. He competed for The Ohio State University, and was, with [Clement Cooke], the first varsity Buckeye athlete to make the Olympics. Wikoff was captain of the Ohio State track team as a senior. He had been ineligible as a junior because he had competed for the Cleveland AC. After the 1912 Olympics, Wikoff settled in California. He was with the US Army engineers in World War I and eventually died in San Mateo, California.

Personal Best: 5000 – 15:37.2 (1912).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Men's 5,000 metres United States USA AC h3 r1/2

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics United States Round One Heat Three AC DNF
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