Attlesey, Dick

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Attlesey, Dick Gender: M
Richard Harold Attlesey
born on 10 May 1929 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Compton, California, 33n54, 118w13
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 19°40' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 11°52 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 02°39'

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Dick Attlesey (1950)


American sprinter who mostly competed in the 110 m hurdles. He set world records for the event twice in 1950 with times of 13.6 and 13.5 seconds.

Attlesey won the 110 m hurdles event at the 1950 Amateur Athletic Union Championships and repeated the feat the year after. He won the hurdles gold medal at the first edition of Pan American Games in 1951. He competed collegiately for the University of Southern California and won the NCAA title in 1950. After an almost two-year winning streak, injuries curtailed his career in 1952.

He died on 14 October 1984 at age 55 in Los Angeles County, California.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Steinbrecher Collection quotes Gauquelin Book of American Charts.

In June 2021 Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate and upgraded the Rodden Rating to BC/BR in hand.


  • Vocation : Sports : Track and Field
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship