Paul Jessup won the NCAA and AAU discus titles in 1930. At the AAU Meet, his winning mark of 51.73 (169-7⅞) set a world record. Jessup repeated as AAU champion in the discus in 1931. He was also second in 1932 and third in 1929. A useful shot putter, he placed third in that event at the AAUs in 1930-31. He was also fourth in the shot at the 1929-30 NCAAs and fourth in the discus in 1929. He competed for the University of Washington and later the Washington AC.
Personal Bests: SP – 15.44 (50-8) (1930); DT – 51.73 (169-7⅞) (1930).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1932 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Paul Jessup|
|Discus Throw, Men (Olympic)||8|
Dates of birth and death previously listed as 23 April 1908 and 11 April 1989 respectively.