Allen Woodring

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Allen Woodring
Allen Woodring 1920c.jpg
Allen Woodring at the 1920 Olympics
Personal information
Born February 15, 1898
Hellertown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died November 15, 1982 (aged 84)
Clearwater, Florida, United States
Alma mater Syracuse University
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100–400 m
Club Meadowbrook Club, Philadelphia
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 200 m – 22.0 (1920)
400 m – 47.9 (1923)[1][2]

Allen Woodring (February 15, 1898 – November 15, 1982) was an American sprint runner. At the 1920 Olympic trials he failed to qualify in the 200 m event, yet he was selected for the national team and won the Olympic gold medal in this event.[1]

Woodring graduated from Syracuse University and later worked as a salesman for the Spalding Company.[1]


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