Edward Barton HAMM

United States of America USA


  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
  • Games participations
  • First Olympic Games
    Amsterdam 1928
  • Year of Birth
Olympic Results


Edward Barton HAMM

While attending Georgia Tech, Ed Hamm won the NCAA in 1927 and 1928 and then took the 1928 AAU long jump with a world record of 25-11⅛ (7.90). At the Olympics, Hamm scored a comfortable win over Silvio Cator of Haiti with a new Olympic record of 25-4¼ (7.73), but a mere nine days later, Cator claimed the world record with the first jump ever over 26 feet – 26-0¼ (7.93).

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.90 (1928).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Amsterdam 1928

Long Jump
Long Jump Athletics