Percy Hagerman

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn Percival "Percy"•Hagerman
Used namePercy•Hagerman
Born25 July 1881 in Cobourg, Ontario (CAN)
Died21 February 1960 in Toronto, Ontario (CAN)
Measurements176 cm
AffiliationsLos Angeles / Pacific Athletic Association, San Francisco CA
NOC United States
Nationality Canada


Percy Hagerman competed for Occidental College and the Pacific AA. Hagerman was named Southern California Athlete of the Year in 1906 and was later named as Occidentals’ Athlete of the 1900 Decade. He is a member of the Occidental College Track and Field Hall of Fame.

Hagerman has always been listed as competing for the USA in 1904, but he was not a USA citizen, and never became one. He was born in Canada and his family moved to Los Angeles in 1897. He settled in Toronto and on border crossings was always listed as a Canadian citizen. However, in 1904 he represented the Pacific Athletic Association of San Francisco at the Olympics.

Personal Best: LJ – 6.56 (21-6½) (1904).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1904 Summer Olympics Athletics USA CAN Percy Hagerman
120 yards Hurdles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 2
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) 6
Long Jump, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 2
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) 6
Long Jump, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 3