George Frenn

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGeorge Michael•Frenn
Used nameGeorge•Frenn
Born26 December 1941 in San Fernando, California (USA)
Died26 June 2006 in Sacramento, California (USA)
Measurements180 cm / 111 kg
AffiliationsPacific Coast Club, Long Beach (USA)
NOC United States


George Frenn was AAU hammer champion in 1970-71 and won the AAU indoor weight throw six times from 1970-77, missing only in 1974 and 1976. He competed thrice in the hammer at the Pan American Games, finishing third in 1967, second in 1971, and seventh in 1975. He appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1970 and later spent 35 years teaching science in California high schools.

Personal Bests: DT – 47.52 (155-11) (1962); HT – 70.89 (232-7) (1970).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics USA George Frenn
Hammer Throw, Men (Olympic) 27 r1/2

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