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.


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