Lloyd Hahn

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Lloyd Hahn
Lloyd Hahn, Phil Edwards, Séra Martin 1928.jpg
Lloyd Hahn (left) winning a 800 m semifinal at the 1928 Olympics
Personal information
Born August 7, 1898
Falls City, Nebraska, United States
Died January 1983 (aged 84)
Brighton, Colorado, United States
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Sport Running
Club Boston Athletic Association
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 1924, 1928

Lloyd Hahn (August 7, 1898 – January 1983) was an American runner who competed at the 1924 and 1928 Olympics. In 1924 he finished sixth in the 1500 m. He failed to reach the final in this event in 1928, but finished fifth in the 800 m event. Earlier in 1928 Hahn won the 800 m race at US Olympic trials, which were combined with AAU Championships that year, setting a new world record at 1:51.4, but the record was not ratified by the IAAF. In 1926 Hahn was part of the US 4×880 yd relay team that broke the world record. Hahn won AAU titles in the mile in 1926 and in the 1,000 yd in 1925 and 1927.

After retiring from competitions Hahn worked as athletics coach, with Gil Dodds among others.

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