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Arthur Newton

Full name: Arthur Lewis Newton
Gender: Male
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: January 31, 1883 in Upton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 19, 1950 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

After finishing fourth in the steeplechase and fifth in the marathon at the 1900 Olympics, Arthur Newton fared much better at the St. Louis Games. He took the bronze medal in both the steeplechase and the marathon and led the New York AC team to a one-point victory over the Chicago AA in the 4-mile team race. Newton also won the AAU five mile title in 1900, the steeplechase in 1902 and the AAU junior mile in 1900. His other podium finishes at the AAU were second in the 1900 steeplechase and third in the 1902 mile.

Personal Bests: 5 miles – 27:41.4 (1900); Mar – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 17 Paris Athletics Men's Marathon United States USA 5
1900 Summer 17 Paris Athletics Men's 2,500 metres Steeplechase United States USA 4
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics Men's Marathon United States USA 3 Bronze
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics Men's 2,590 metres Steeplechase United States USA 3 Bronze
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics Men's 4 mile, Team New York Athletic Club USA 1 Gold

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1900 Summer 17 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 5 4-04:12.0
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 3 3-47:33

Men's 2,500 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 17 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 4

Men's 2,590 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MB
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 3 30 yds bh2

Men's 4 mile, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS T
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics New York Athletic Club USA Final Standings 1 1 21:17.8
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