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Frank Holmes

Full name: Francis LeRoy "Frank" Holmes
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: January 23, 1885 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Died: February 14, 1980 in Sherman Oaks, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Frank Holmes competed for the University of Chicago and the Chicago AA. He was one of the first US athletes of mixed ethnicity, having been born to a Brazilian father and French mother. He later became a portrait, commercial, and design artist.

Personal Bests: sHJ – 1.525 (5-0) (1908); sLJ – 3.10 (10-2¼) (1908); TJ – 13.56 (44-5¾) (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's Standing High Jump United States USA 4
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's Standing Long Jump United States USA 6T

Men's Standing High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H(M) H(I)
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Final Standings 4 1.52 5-0
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Final Round 4 1.52 5-0
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP QU 1.52 5-0
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C 1 QU 1.52 5-0

Men's Standing Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Final Standings 6T 3.11 10-2½
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 6T 3.11 10-2½
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2 3.11 10-2½