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Tom Lieb

Full name: Thomas John "Tom" Lieb
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg)
Born: October 28, 1899 in Faribault, Minnesota, United States
Died: April 30, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: Illinois Athletic Club, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Tom Lieb of Notre Dame won the NCAA discus in 1922 and 1923 and the AAU title in 1923 and 1924. After winning the Final Trials at 153-6 (46.78), Lieb could manage only third place at the Olympic with a throw of 147-0 (44.80) but two months after the Games he took the world record up to 156-2 (47.61). Lieb later became a football coach, coaching at Wisconsin, Florida, Alabama, and Notre Dame. He also wrote several books about line coaching techniques.

Personal Best: DT – 47.61 (1924).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 3 44.830
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Final Round 3 44.830
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round 3 QU 44.830
1924 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1 44.830
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