Meredith Colket

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Meredith Colket
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Meredith Colket
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1900 Paris Pole vault

Meredith Bright Colket (November 19, 1878, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – June 7, 1947, Philadelphia) was an American pole vaulter who competed in the late 19th century and early 20th century. He participated in Athletics at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris and won the silver medal in the men's pole vault ahead of Norwegian Carl-Albert Andersen who won bronze. Irving Baxter won gold.

Colket was a 1901 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of Phi Gamma Delta. He organized the first tennis team at Penn. He worked as an attorney for the General Accident Insurance Company. He died of a heart attack in Philadelphia in 1947.

Colket's son, Meredith B. Colket Jr. (1912–1985), was a noted genealogist.

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