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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)

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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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