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Ed Lindberg

Full name: Edward Ferdinand Jacob "Ed" Lindberg
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: November 9, 1886 in Cherokee, Iowa, United States
Died: February 16, 1978 in Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Representing the Chicago AA, Ed Lindberg won the AAU 440y in 1909 and 1911. At the 1912 Olympics he set a career best of 48.4 in placing third in the 400m and was a member of the winning relay team that took almost two seconds off the world record. Lindberg attended the University of Illinois. Lindberg also competed in the 1912 Olympic Baseball demonstration event.

Personal Best: 400 – 48.4 (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Men's 400 metres United States USA 3 Bronze
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T L
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics United States Final 3 48.4 5
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 48.9
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics United States Round One Heat Ten 1 QU 50.6

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics United States USA Final 1 WR 3:16.6
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:23.3
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