Full name: Sherman George Landers
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: March 24, 1898 in Oregon, Illinois, United States
Died: May 15, 1994 in Springfield, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: United States
On 7 June 1919, Sherman Landers ran on relay team for the University of Pennsylvania that set world record at both 4x110y and 4x220y. The 4x110y record was the first IAAF-approved world record for that distance. Landers was a versatile athlete, winning the AAU title in the triple jump in 1919-20, and in the pole vault in 1916. He also competed for the Chicago AA.
Personal Best: TJ – 14.83 (48-7¾) (1920).
|1920 Summer||22||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's Triple Jump||United States||USA||5|
|1920 Summer||22||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||5||14.170|
|1920 Summer||22||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Final Round||5||14.170|
|1920 Summer||22||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||4||QU||14.000|
|1920 Summer||22||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||Round One||NP||13.865|