George Jefferson (athlete)

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George Jefferson
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1932 Los Angeles Pole vault

George Jefferson (George Gordon Jefferson; February 28, 1910 – February 13, 1996) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the pole vault. He was born in Inglewood, California.

A student at UCLA, Jefferson competed for the United States in the 1932 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, United States in the pole vault where he won the bronze medal.

References[edit]

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "George Jefferson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-05.