Walter Thomas Gegan
Walter Thomas Gegan
Personal information
Full nameWalter Thomas Gegan
Born(1899-12-01)December 1, 1899
Orange, New Jersey, USA
DiedDecember 30, 1931(1931-12-30) (aged 32)
West Orange, New Jersey, USA
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight135 lb (61 kg)
SportMiddle-distance running
College teamGeorgetown University

Walter Thomas Gegan (December 1, 1899 – December 30, 1931) was an American middle-distance runner. He competed in the men's 3000 metres steeplechase at the 1928 Summer Olympics.[1]

High schools attended include Seton Hall Prep 1916-1919 and St Benedicts Prep 1919-1920.

Colleges attended include Notre Dame University 1921 and Georgetown University 1922 - 1926.

Walter T. Gegan, on left, at a collegiate track meet in Berkeley, California, in 1925.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Walter Gegan Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved November 19, 2017.