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Nelson Gray

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameNelson Alexander•Gray
Used nameNelson•Gray
Born20 May 1911 in Upland, California (USA)
Died10 October 1982 in Upland, California (USA)
Measurements186 cm / 100 kg
AffiliationsOlympic Club, San Francisco (USA)
NOC United States


Nelson Gray was runner-up in the 1932 AAU shot put. He was ranked #8 that year in the shot put world lists. He also ranked #30 in the discus in 1932, but did not compete in that event at the Olympic Trials. He competed for Stanford and the Olympic Club. Gray later owned a citrus grove in Upland, California.

Personal Bests: SP – 15.84 (51-11½) (1932); DT – 46.45 (152-5) (1933).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Nelson Gray
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) 5