Cunningham, Glenn

Cunningham, Glenn

(1909–88) track athlete; born in Elkhart, Kans. After overcoming severe leg burns suffered in a childhood accident, he established a world record for the mile in 1934 and won the silver medal in the 1500 meter race in the 1936 Olympics.
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