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Sport  Running
Height  1.88 m
Name  Tell Berna
Weight  70 kg

Role  Olympic athlete
Education  Cornell University
Died  April 5, 1975
Club  Ithaca
Tell Berna
Born  July 24, 1891Pelham Manor, New York, United States
Olympic medals  Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres team race

Tell Schirnding Berna (July 24, 1891 – April 5, 1975) was an American middle-distance and long-distance runner.

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His 1912 American record at two miles stood for twenty years. He competed for the United States in the 1912 Summer Olympics held in Stockholm, Sweden in the 3000 metre team where he won the gold medal with his team mates Norman Taber and George Bonhag. He also finished fifth in the individual 5000 meters.

Berna graduated from Cornell University in 1912 and was a member of the Sphinx Head Society. After college, Berna had a career in the machine tool industry; in 1937 he became general secretary of the National Machine Tools Business Association, and he served in that post through World War II. He was serving as general manager of the organization in 1950 when he contributed an article to American Affairs.

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