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Arthur Dearborn

Full name: Arthur Kent Dearborn
Nickname(s): Ding
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: May 27, 1886 in Everett, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 28, 1941 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics, Tug-Of-War

Biography

Arthur Dearborn attended Wesleyan University, where he captained the football and track teams. In 1907, Dearborn finished second in the AAU discus and also in the AAU Greek-style discus throw, the only time that event was held at the national championships. He later became a coach at Wesleyan and later at the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. He spent several years as chairman of the house committee of the Boston AA. He eventually became an insurance broker although during World War II he served as a sergeant with an French ammunition train.

Personal Best: DT - 42.65 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 21 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War United States USA 5
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA 5
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics Men's Discus Throw, Greek Style United States USA 4

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 21 London Tug-Of-War United States USA Round One Match #1 2 1908-07-17 Liverpool Police Team-2 1, USA 0

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Final Standings 5 38.52 126-4½
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 5 38.52 126-4½
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1 38.52 126-4½

Men's Discus Throw, Greek Style

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Final Standings 4 35.65 116-11½
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 4 35.65 116-11½
1908 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1 35.65 116-11½
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