Full name: Commodore Shelton "Com" Cochran
Height: 6'1" (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: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
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).
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