Jaeger, Nat : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Jaeger, Nat

Sport:
track and field

Country Represented:
United States

Years Competed:
1936

Olympic Info:
Jaeger was chosen for the United States race walking team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, but boycotted the Games in protest of the Nazi government.

Career Highlights:
One of the top walkers in the country in the 1930s, Jaeger competed for the 92nd St. YMHA in New York City. The New York Metropolitan indoor champion in the one-mile walk in 1936, 1937, 1939, and 1940, he also won the National AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) indoor 1500-meter championship in 1937.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
unknown


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References:
YMHA Bulletin


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