|Born||May 2, 1929
Plain City, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||September 16, 2010 (aged 81)
Arlington, Texas, U.S.
|Alma mater||Auburn University|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||99 kg (218 lb)|
|Event(s)||Discus throw, shot put|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||DT – 55.07 m (1954)
SP – 16.11 m (1952)
James Leo "Jim" Dillion (May 2, 1929 – September 16, 2010) was an American discus thrower who won a bronze medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics. Domestically he won the NCAA title in 1952 and the AAU title in 1952.
After retiring from competitions Dillion became an airplane mechanic and private pilot. In a free time he restored planes and cars together with his son Jimmy.
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