Bert Kerrigan

Biographical information

Medals IG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Intercalated Games
Full nameHerbert William "Bert"•Kerrigan
Used nameBert•Kerrigan
Born24 January 1879 in Portland, Oregon (USA)
Died10 September 1959 in Menlo Park, California (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsMultnomah AC, Portland (USA)
NOC United States


Due to an injury sustained during the sea voyage to Greece, Herbert Kerrigan of the Multnomah AC of Portland, Oregon, failed to do himself justice at the 1906 Olympics. He had won the 1905 AAU title at 6-1½ (1.86) but in Athens he could manage only 5-8 (1.72) to tie for third place. He also competed in the 1906 Olympic pole vault.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.88 (1896).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics USA Bert Kerrigan
100 metres, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Marathon, Men (Intercalated) DNS
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Intercalated) DNS
High Jump, Men (Intercalated) =3 Bronze
Standing High Jump, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Pole Vault, Men (Intercalated) =10
Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Standing Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) 10
Triple Jump, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Pentathlon (Ancient), Men (Intercalated) DNS