|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Ned Alvin•Merriam|
|Born||26 October 1884 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin (USA)|
|Died||9 July 1956 in Tinley Park, Illinois (USA)|
|Measurements||178 cm / 61 kg|
|Affiliations||Chicago Maroons, Chicago (USA)|
Ned Merriam ran for the University of Chicago. He also starred on the football team from 1905-08 for the Maroons. Merriam later became a track coach, initially at Texas A&M, Iowa State, DePauw, and then Yale. In 1929 he returned to his alma mater and coached Chicago from 1929-50, when he retired.
Personal Best: 440y – 49.6 (1906).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1908 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Ned Merriam|
|400 metres, Men (Olympic)||3 h1 r2/3|