Internet search
Name Full News
English

Paul Jessup

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePaul Boulet•Jessup
Used namePaul•Jessup
Born23 September 1908 in Bellingham, Washington (USA)
Died27 October 1992 in Palm Beach, Florida (USA)
Measurements198 cm / 97 kg
AffiliationsWAC, Seattle (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Paul Jessup won the NCAA and AAU discus titles in 1930. At the AAU Meet, his winning mark of 51.73 (169-7⅞) set a world record. Jessup repeated as AAU champion in the discus in 1931. He was also second in 1932 and third in 1929. A useful shot putter, he placed third in that event at the AAUs in 1930-31. He was also fourth in the shot at the 1929-30 NCAAs and fourth in the discus in 1929. He competed for the University of Washington and later the Washington AC.

Personal Bests: SP – 15.44 (50-8) (1930); DT – 51.73 (169-7⅞) (1930).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Paul Jessup
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 8

Errata

Dates of birth and death previously listed as 23 April 1908 and 11 April 1989 respectively.