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Leon Butler

Full name: Leon Edward Butler
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: December 2, 1892 in Big Rapids, Michigan, United States
Died: June 18, 1973
Affiliations: Pennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Rowing for the Penn Barge Club in 1924, Leon Butler joined up with a pair-oared shell when, at the last minute, the United States decided to enter a boat in this event at the Olympics. Despite the inexperience of his team, seated in the bow, he helped them to a bronze medal, finishing behind Switzerland and Italy

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 31 Paris Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1924 Summer 31 Paris Rowing United States USA Harold Wilson Final
1924 Summer 31 Paris Rowing United States USA Harold Wilson Round One Heat One 7:41.0
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