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Sherman Landers

Full name: Sherman George Landers
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 5

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
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
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