Glenn Berry

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGlenn Herbert•Berry
Used nameGlenn•Berry
Born4 November 1904 in Strauss, Kansas (USA)
Died31 October 1995 in Templeton, California (USA)
AffiliationsLAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
NOC United States


Glenn Berry was born in Kansas but spent much of his life in California, where he represented the Los Angeles Athletic Club. After the 1928 Olympics, Berry attended UCLA for two years, where he was a student-coach for the gymnastics team, but he then transferred to U Cal Berkeley, where he earned a degree in engineering. Berry later coached gymnastics and also served as a judge in high school, college, and local AAU meets in the Los Angeles area. He was later inducted into the U Cal Berkeley Sports Hall of Fame and the US Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 1988.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Glenn Berry
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 40
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) United States 7
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 29
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =41
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =45
Rings, Men (Olympic) =47
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 53