Myer Prinstein

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Birthday
22, 1878
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Mar 10, 1925 (46)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1878
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Mar 10, 1925 (46)

About

American athlete who won four Olympic gold medals at the beginning of the 20th Century, winning in the long jump and triple jump.

Before Fame

He was captain of the Syracuse track team in college.

Trivia

He set a long jump world record of 7.235 m (23' 8⅞") in 1898.

Family Life

He was the son of Jacob and Julia Prinstein.

Associated With

He is a member of the International Jewish Hall of Fame along with baseball legend Hank Greenberg.