Full name: Edward Tiffin "Ed" Cook, Jr.
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: November 27, 1889 in Chillicothe, Ohio, United States
Died: October 18, 1972 in Chillicothe, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Cleveland Athletic Club, Cleveland (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Ed Cook was a fine all-round jumper and hurdler. He won the IC4A long jump in 1908 and 1909, the AAU pole vault in 1907, and tied for first place in 1911. He had such marks to his credit as 21.6 for 220y, 6-2 (1.88) for the high jump, 23-5½ (7.15) for the long jump, 15.6 for the 120y hurdles, and 12-4½ (3.77) for the vault. At the 1908 Olympics he shared the title with A. C. Gilbert and this tie for first place in the pole vault remains unique in Olympic history Cook graduated from Cornell in 1910 and became a farmer and director of the First National Bank of Chillicothe (Ohio).
Personal Bests: 100y – 10.0 (1906); PV – 12-6 (3.81) (1911); LJ – 23-5½ (7.15) (1906).
|1908 Summer||18||London||Athletics||Men's Pole Vault||United States||USA||1T||Gold||=OR|
|1908 Summer||18||London||Athletics||Men's Long Jump||United States||USA||4|
|1908 Summer||18||London||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||1T||=OR||3.71||12-2|
|1908 Summer||18||London||Athletics||United States||Final Round||2||3.66||12-0|
|1908 Summer||18||London||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||1||QU/OR||3.71||12-2|
|1908 Summer||18||London||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||Group B||1||OR||3.71||12-2|
|1908 Summer||18||London||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||4||6.97||22-10½|
|1908 Summer||18||London||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||4||6.97||22-10½|
|1908 Summer||18||London||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||Group A||1||6.97||22-10½|