Meredith Charles GOURDINE

United States of America USA

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Helsinki 1952
  • Year of Birth
    1929
Olympic Results

Biography

Meredith Charles GOURDINE

Meredith Gourdine of Cornell won the 1951 IC4A with a career best of 25-9¾ (7.87) and at the same meet won the 220y hurdles. In the Olympic year, Gourdine beat Jerome Biffle to win the Final Trials. One week earlier, at the AAU, he had also defeated Biffle, although finishing second to George Brown. However, Biffle won the one that mattered, finishing a bare four centimeters ahead of Gourdine in the Olympic final.

Personal Best: LJ – 7.81 (1951).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Helsinki 1952

S
Long Jump
Long Jump Athletics