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Joe Pearman

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJoseph Bernard "Joe"•Pearman
Used nameJoe•Pearman
Born8 May 1892 in Manhattan, New York, New York (USA)
Died30 May 1961
Measurements188 cm
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


At the 1920 Olympics, Joe Pearman of the New York AC competed in both the 3,000 m and 10,000 m walks. At the shorter distance he was eliminated in the heats, but in the 10,000 m he placed second to the Italian Ugo Frigerio in the heats and these two then took the gold and silver medals in the final. Pearman also won two AAU outdoor titles and one indoor championship. Pearman later became editor of The Winged Foot, the journal of the New York AC.

Personal Best: 10kmW – 47:30.0 (1920).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Joe Pearman
3,000 metres Walk, Men (Olympic) AC h1 r1/2
10 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver