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Sol Butler

Full name: Edward Solomon "Sol" Butler
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: March 3, 1895 in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States
Died: December 1, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Dubuque College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Sol Butler competed for Dubuque College and the Lincoln AC. He won the AAU long jump in 1920 and was the favorite at the Olympics, but injured himself on his first jump, withdrew, and placed only 7th. Butler had also won the long jump at the 1919 Inter-Allied Championships. Butler was later murdered.

Personal Best: LJ – 7.52 (24-8) (1920).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 25 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 7 QR

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1920 Summer 25 Antwerpen Athletics United States Final Standings 7 QR
1920 Summer 25 Antwerpen Athletics United States Qualifying Round 7 6.600
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