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Herman Stokes

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHerman Ray•Stokes
Used nameHerman•Stokes
Born16 October 1932 in Houston, Texas (USA)
Died25 January 1998 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsSouthern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Herman Stokes placed in the top five at the AAU triple jump every year from 1957-63, with best finishes of second in 1959 and 1962, and third in 1958. Stokes won a silver medal in 1959 in the Pan American Games triple jump and also competed in the Pan-Ams in 1963, placing fourth. Stokes attended San Jose State University and later represented the Southern Cal Striders. He later worked as a postal clerk.

Personal Best: TJ – 15.90 (52-2¼) (1971).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Herman Stokes
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) 28 r1/2

Special Notes