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Leroy Brown

Full name: Leroy Taylor Brown
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: January 25, 1902 in New York, New York, United States
Died: April 21, 1970 in Sharon, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Leroy Brown, from Dartmouth, won the AAU indoor high jump in 1922, the outdoor in 1923, and the IC4A indoor and outdoor in 1922 and 1923. His winning mark of 6-5¾ (1.97) at the 1923 AAU outdoor was the best performance in the world that year. Earlier in the season he had tied for first place with Dick Landon, the 1920 Olympic champion, at the Millrose Games when both set a world indoor record of 6-5¼ (1.96). At the 1924 Olympics, Brown came close to repeating his 1923 form, but did not seriously threaten the winner, Harold Osborn.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.994 (1924).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Men's High Jump United States USA 2 Silver OR

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 2 OR 1.95
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Final Round 2 OR 1.95
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 1.83
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group D 1 1.83