Daniel Kelly (athlete)
Daniel Kelly
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1908 London Long jump

Daniel Joseph Kelly (September 1, 1883 – April 9, 1920) was an American long jumper and sprinter.[1]

He attended the University of Portland's Columbia Prep high school, where 1905, he broke the existing world record for Long Jump with a jump of 22 feet, 1-1/4 inches. He later attended the University of Oregon, where in 1906, he equaled the world records in the 100 meter and 200 meter dashes in the same day.[2] In 1908, Kelly briefly joined the Irish American Athletic Club,[3] and competed for the United States in the 1908 Summer Olympics held in London, Great Britain in the long jump where he won the silver medal. He is a member of the University of Oregon Athletic Hall of Fame and the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.[4]


  1. ^ "Daniel Kelly". Olympedia. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Dan - GoDucks.com The University of Oregon Official Athletics Web Site] at www.goducks.com Kelly". GoDucks.com. Archived from the original on 2012-02-14. Retrieved 2007-08-15.
  3. ^ The San Francisco Call, June 9, 1908.
  4. ^ "Hall of Fame Roll of Honor Members". Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on July 27, 2011. Retrieved May 24, 2011.