Frank Verner

Frank Verner (William Franklyn Verner; June 24, 1883 – July 1, 1966) was an American athlete and middle-distance runner who competed in the early twentieth century.[1]

Frank Verner
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Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1904 St. Louis 1500 metres
Representing a Olympic flag.svg Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1904 St Louis 4 mile team race
Lacey Hearn, James Lightbody, Mike Butler and Frank Verner at the 1904 Olympic Games

He competed in Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics and won a silver medal in the 1500 metres in 4:06.8 behind James Lightbody, and a silver medal with the US Chicago team in the four mile race. In the 2590 metre steeplechase competition he finished fourth and in the 800 metres event he finished sixth.


  1. ^ "Frank Verner". Olympedia. Retrieved January 17, 2021.

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