B. 1882-03-17, Pittsburg, Pa, USA; D. 1953-03-02, Charleston SC
Track and Field (4 gold, 2 silver)
|2590 m Steeple||gold||7391.3|
|3200 m Steeple||heat:2|
|4 miles Team||silver||750|
In the 800 m at St.Louis, it is said he watched the field like a hawk does
a chicken, before running wide round the others over the second lap and finally
taking the lead in the last 30 metres.
His win in the steeple chase was in the first time he had ever run the event.
Olympic Competitor nr 2003
Olympic Competitor nr 1828
Written 2001-01-17 - last modified 2011-08-15
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