George Guida

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George James Guida (August 29, 1924 – September 7, 2015) was an American sprinter who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics running the 400 meters. He finished sixth in the final behind Arthur Wint's Olympic Record. Injured in the final, he did not run on the American 4x400 meters relay team that ultimately won the gold medal. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1][2][3] While running for Villanova University he was the 1947 Indoor National Champion at 600 yards.[4]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  United States
1948 Olympics London, United Kingdom 6th 400 m 50.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "George Guida". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 27, 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.villanova.com/sports/m-track/spec-rel/091415aaa.html
  3. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/nova/sports/m-track/auto_pdf/2015-16/misc_non_event/guida_obit.pdf
  4. ^ http://www.usatf.org/statistics/USA-Champions/USAIndoorTF/men/500m.aspx