Tom Gage

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThomas Lewis "Tom"•Gage
Used nameTom•Gage
Born16 May 1943 in Ithaca, New York (USA)
Died15 July 2010 in Billings, Montana (USA)
Measurements192 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Tom Gage was AAU hammer throw champion in 1969 and won the hammer at the 1967 Pan American Games. He later became quite active in masters track & field and won many medals in masters’ competitions. He died suddenly after a bike ride, at his home in Billings, Montana, possibly from heart failure.

Personal Bests: SP – 17.98 (59-0) (1965); HT – 71.17 (233-6) (1971).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Tom Gage
Hammer Throw, Men (Olympic) 12

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