|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Earl William•Eby|
|Born||18 November 1894 in Aurora, Illinois (USA)|
|Died||14 December 1970 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania (USA)|
|Measurements||179 cm / 60 kg|
|Affiliations||Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)|
While serving in the infantry in France, Lt. Earl Eby won the 400 m and placed second in the 800 m at the Inter-Allied Games in Paris in 1919. After the war he returned to the University of Pennsylvania and won the AAU indoor 600 y in 1920 and 1923, having first won this title in 1917 before departing for France. In addition to his Olympic silver medal, in 1920 he won the IC4A 880 y and in 1921 he took both the IC4A and NCAA titles. Earl Eby later became one of America’s most distinguished track writers.
Personal Best: 800 – 1:53.5y (1920).
|1920 Summer Olympics||Athletics||800 metres, Men||Olympic||2||Silver||Representing United States|