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Dick Byrd

Full name: Richard Leslie "Dick" Byrd
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: May 16, 1892 in Shiloh, Indiana, United States
Died: June 20, 1958
Affiliations: Adrian College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Leslie Byrd succeeded in beating the world record holder James Duncan in the 1912 Olympic discus, but was outclassed by Armas Taipale of Finland, who had a winning margin of almost ten feet. Captain R. L. Byrd, U.S. Marine Corps, won the discus at the Inter-Allied Games held at the Pershing Stadium, Paris, in 1919. Later in the year he finished second in the AAU.

Byrd also competed in the 1912 Olympic Baseball demonstration event.

Personal Bests: DT – 43.84 (1919); JT – 129-10 (39.57) (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Men's Standing High Jump United States USA 4T
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Men's Standing Long Jump United States USA 8
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA 2 Silver
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics Men's Discus Throw, Both Hands United States USA 17

Men's Standing High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 4T 1.50
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 1.30 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 1.40 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 1.45 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 1.50 metres 1T xo
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 1.55 metres 4T xxx
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP QU 1.50
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1T QU 1.50
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.30 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.35 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.40 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.45 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.50 metres 1T xxo

Men's Standing Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Standings 8 3.12
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP 3.12
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C 3 3.12
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C Round One 2 3.12
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C Round Two 3 3.11
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C Round Three NP 3.05

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Standings 2 42.32
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 2 42.32
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round Round One 2 41.09
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round 2 QU 42.32
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group D 1 42.32
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group D Round One 3 37.48
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group D Round Two 1 42.32

Men's Discus Throw, Both Hands

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank TD RHD LHD
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Standings 17 62.32 40.10 22.22
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round 17 62.32 40.10 22.22
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C 5 62.32 40.10 22.22
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C Round One NP foul foul
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C Round Two NP 40.10 22.22
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C Round Three NP MNK foul foul
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