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Claude Allen

Full name: Claude Arthur Allen
Gender: Male
Born: April 29, 1885 in Olean, New York, United States
Died: January 18, 1979 in Roselle, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: I-AAC, Queens (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Claude Allen competed for Syracuse University and the Irish-American AC. He was AAU Indoor Champion in the pole vault in 1907, and outdoors finished 2nd in both 1907 and 1908 in the AAU vault. While at Syracuse he also played basketball. After college he became a coach and physical education teacher, working at Niagara University, St. John's University, and Oklahama State (then Oklahoma A&M), before returning to the Syracuse faculty in 1914.

Personal Best: PV – 3.73 (12-3) (1907).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 5 OR

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H(M) H(I)
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 5 OR 3.35 11-0