Edward Barton HAMM

United States of America USA

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Amsterdam 1928
  • Year of Birth
    1906
Olympic Results

Biography

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

G
Long Jump
Long Jump Athletics