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Harry Huff

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHarry J.•Huff
Used nameHarry•Huff
Born3 June 1880 in Cedar township, Van Buren county, Iowa (USA)
Died29 May 1964 in Kansas City, Kansas (USA)
AffiliationsChicago AA, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States


Harry Huff won the 100/220 double at the 1907 AAU Championships. He competed for Grinnell College, the University of Chicago, and the Chicago AA. Huff became a track coach, starting at Grinnell. He left Grinnell in 1927 and coached for three years at the University of Kansas, and then coached for six years at the University of Missouri before retiring.

Personal Bests: 100y – 9.8 (1907); 100 – 10.8 (1908); 200 – 21.9 (1907).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Harry Huff
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 h3 r2/3
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h2 r2/3