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Edward Leader

Full name: Edward Eastlake Leader
Gender: Male
Born: August 28, 1882 in Pershore, Worcestershire, Great Britain
Died: April 22, 1959 in Cattistock, Dorset, Great Britain
Affiliations: L.A.C., London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

After winning the high jump for Cambridge vs. Oxford in 1904, Edward Leader shared second place in the Oxbridge vs. Harvard/Yale match. The following year, he finished second at both the Oxbridge Sports and at the AAAs. Although he did not win a blue as a hurdler, he was chosen to represent Britain in the 110 hurdles at the 1908 Olympics. He was Called to the Bar in 1908 and practiced as a barrister.

Personal Bests: 120yH – 16.0 (1908); HJ – 1.83 (6-0) (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR 2 h13r1/3
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics Men's High Jump Great Britain GBR 10T

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Thirteen 2 16.1est at 1½ yds

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H(M) H(I)
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 10T 1.77 5-9¾
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round NP 1.77 5-9¾
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group A 1T 1.79 5-10 7/8
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group A Re-Jump 2 1.77 5-9¾
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