Robert Garrett

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Birthday
24, 1875
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Apr 25, 1961 (85)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1875
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Apr 25, 1961 (85)

About

Track and field star who won Olympic gold medals in the 1896 shot put and discus throw and silver in the 1896 high jump and long jump.

Before Fame

He was educated at Princeton University.

Trivia

He took bronze in the 1900 Olympic standing triple jump and shot put.

Family Life

He grew up in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Associated With

Actor Hunt Block portrayed him in the 1984 NBC miniseries "The First Olympics: Athens 1896."