|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Jeffrey L. "Jeff"•Kirk|
|Born||25 October 1923|
|Died||20 February 1976 in Garden City, New York (USA)|
|Measurements||185 cm / 78 kg|
|Affiliations||Penn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)|
Jeff Kirk was runner-up in the 1948 NCAA 400 hurdles for Penn, and placed third at the 1948 Olympic Trials. He graduated from Penn in 1949 and later competed for the Philly Collegiate T&F Club. In World War II Kirk was a conscientious objector but served in India, without seeing combat. He received a doctorate in education from Temple University. He became a professor of education at Lehigh University and then Adelphi University. Kirk died after a short battle with acute leukemia.
Personal Best: 400H – 51.9 (1948).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1948 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Jeff Kirk|
|400 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic)||5 h1 r2/3|