Merritt Giffin

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Merritt Giffin
Merritt Giffin 1908.jpg
Merritt Giffin in France in 1908
Personal information
Born August 20, 1887
Lockport, Illinois, United States
Died July 11, 1911 (aged 23)
Joliet, Illinois, United States
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus throw
Club Chicago AA
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) DT – 42.06 m (1908)[1][2]

Merritt Hayward Giffin (August 20, 1887 – July 11, 1911) was an American athlete who won a silver medal in the discus throw at the 1908 Summer Olympics. He also won the AAU discus title in 1910.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Merritt Giffin. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Merritt Griffin. trackfield.brinkster.net