Gordon Bennett DUKES

United States of America USA

Athletics

  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Stockholm 1912
  • Year of Birth
    1888
Olympic Results

Biography

Gordon Bennett DUKES

Gordon Dukes won the AAU indoor pole vault in 1911, and was second in the AAU vault in 1912. Dukes competed for Cornell and the New York AC. He was born in Japan where his father Oscar Dukes was an MD, a Methodist missionary and a teacher at the Kobe Commercial School (now Kobe University)

Gordon Dukes eventually worked for the Yale Lock company and the National City Bank of New York as their representative in Argentina between 1914-17 and again from 1920 (after serving in World War I). He died from the effects of a duodenal ulcer while overseas in Denmark.

Personal Best: PV – 3.83 (12-7) (1911).

Olympic Results

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Stockholm 1912

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Pole Vault
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