Martin Emmett Toppino
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Martin Emmett Toppino (1909–1971)
Personal information
BornJuly 1, 1909
New Orleans, Louisiana
DiedSeptember 8, 1971
New Orleans, Louisiana
Medal record

Martin Emmett Toppino (July 1, 1909 – September 8, 1971) was an American athlete, winner of a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay at the 1932 Summer Olympics.[1]

At the Los Angeles Olympics, Emmett Toppino from New Orleans ran the second leg in the American 4 × 100 m relay team, which won the gold medal with a new world record of 40.0.[2]

He was a member of the track and field team for the Loyola Wolf Pack and was a member of the Beggars Fraternity at Loyola University New Orleans.

Emmett Toppino died in New Orleans in 1971, aged 62.


  1. ^ "100 Years, 100 Milestones". Loyola University New Orleans Magazine. Retrieved 1 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame". Allstate Sugar Bowl. Retrieved 1 April 2013.

"Emmett Toppino". Loyola University New Orleans Wolfpack Hall of Fame. Retrieved 1 April 2013.

"Emmett Toppino". Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 1 April 2013.