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Com Cochran

Full name: Commodore Shelton "Com" Cochran
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: January 2, 1902 in Richton, Mississippi, United States
Died: January 3, 1969 in San Francisco, California, United States
Affiliations: Olympic Club, San Francisco (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Con Cochran of Mississippi A&M won the NCAA 440y in 1922 and 1923. He ran the lead-off leg for the U.S. quartet which set a new world record in the 1,600m relay at the Paris Olympics. After graduation, he represented the Olympic Club of San Francisco. Twenty-four years later, his younger brother, Roy, won a gold medal in the same event, as well as one in the 400m hurdles.

Personal Best: 40 – 48.7 (1924).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ST
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States USA Final 1 WR 3:16.0 50,1
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:27.0
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