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Leo Martin

Full name: Leo James Martin
Gender: Male
Born: February 8, 1921 in Louisville, New York, United States
Died: January 6, 1981 in Rochester, New York, United States
Affiliations: Saranac Lake Bobsled Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Related Olympians: Brother of Pat Martin; Son of Robert Martin.

Biography

Saranac Lake’s Leo Martin rode as brakeman for [Tuffy Latour] at the 1948 Winter Olympics. Martin was from a renowned bobsled family, as the son of [Robert Martin], who slid at the 1936 Winter Olympics, and the brother of [Pat Martin], who won multiple US and North American titles and competed at the 1948 and 1952 Winter Olympics. Leo Martin’s only US Championship came in the 1940 4-man, on a sled driven by Katherine Dewey, the only woman to win a US bobsled title in open races.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Men's Two United States-1 USA 9

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Tuffy Latour Final Standings
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Tuffy Latour Run 1
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Tuffy Latour Run 2
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Tuffy Latour Run 3
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Tuffy Latour Run 4
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