Donald Favor

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDonald Emerson•Favor
Used nameDonald•Favor
Born16 February 1913 in Portland, Maine (USA)
Died13 November 1984 in Placerville, California (USA)
Measurements178 cm / 76 kg
NOC United States


Donald Favor won the AAU hammer throw in 1934 and also won the IC4A in 1934. Representing the University of Maine, he was third that year in the NCAA Meet. He finished third at the 1936 US Olympic Trials and then placed sixth at the Olympics. Favor later became a high school teacher in Portland, Maine.

Personal Best: HT – 54.05 (177-4) (1936).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Donald Favor
Hammer Throw, Men (Olympic) 6