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Andy Stanfield

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAndrew William "Andy"•Stanfield
Used nameAndy•Stanfield
Born29 December 1927 in Washington, District of Columbia (USA)
Died15 June 1985 in Livingston, New Jersey (USA)
Measurements187 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States


Andy Stanfield graduated from Seton Hall in 1952 and then represented the New York Pioneer AC. He took the sprint double at the 1949 AAU and went on to win the 200 m title in 1952 and the 220 y in 1953. He won the AAU indoor long jump in 1951 and he was also a fine hurdler. At the IC4A championships he won the 100 y for three straight years from 1949 and in 1951 he won the 220 y Indoors. He was three times the IC4A 60 y champion and he won the long jump in 1951. Stanfield also set a world record in the 220 y with 20.6 in 1951 at the IC4A Championship – a mark he equalled the following year. He was inducted into the National Track & Field Hall of Fame in 1977.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.3 (1949); 200 – 20.5y (1951).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Andy Stanfield
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Andy Stanfield
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States DNS

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1952 Summer Olympics 23 July 1952 Athletics 200 metres, Men Final 20.7 WR 1