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Walter Whalen

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWalter Leo•Whalen
Used nameWalter•Whalen
Born14 February 1898 in Boston, Massachusetts (USA)
Died7 April 1966 in Miami, Florida (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsBoston AA, Boston (USA)
NOC United States


Walter Whalen won the AAU indoor high jump in 1919-20. He competed for Harvard and the Boston AA. Whalen became an insurance broker, and settled in the Boston area until he retired to Florida.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.92i (6-3½i) (1920


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Walter Whalen
High Jump, Men (Olympic) 4