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Emerson Norton

Full name: Emerson Carlysle Norton
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: November 16, 1900 in Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Died: March 10, 1986 in Seminole, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Georgetown Hoyas, Washington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Emerson Norton was overshadowed as a decathlete by Harold Osborn but, like Osborn, he was also a fine high jumper His best performance in that event came at the 1923 Penn Relays when he tied Leroy Brown at 6-3¾ (1.92) and then won the jump-off. He was a consistent performer on the indoor circuit, winning the IC4A high jump in 1925 and sharing the title in 1926. At the indoor AAU championships he was runner-up in 1927 and placed third in 1928. Surprisingly Norton only competed in one AAU decathlon, placing third in 1923. After obtaining degrees from Kansas and Georgetown, Emerson Norton worked as a lawyer for the Air Defense Command and the Department of Defense.

Personal Best: Dec – 6117 (1924).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics Men's Decathlon United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank P(1912BT) P(1985T) T D H
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 2 7,350.8950 6.117
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States 100 metres 8T 762.0 683 11.6
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States 100 metres Heat Eleven 1 762.0 683 11.6
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States Long jump 2 833.400 795 6.920
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States Shot put 3 770.0 670 13.040
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States High jump 2 986 731 1.92
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States 400 metres 5T 819.52 676 53.0
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States 400 metres Heat Eight 2 819.52 676 53.0
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States 110 metre hurdles 2T 848 641 16.6
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States 110 metre hurdles Heat Three 1 848 641 16.6
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States Discus throw 10 540.20 526 33.110
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States Pole vault 1 OB 919.0 562 3.80
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States Javelin throw 14 479.9750 472 42.090
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States 1,500 metres 24 392.8 361 5:38.0
1924 Summer 23 Paris Athletics United States 1,500 metres Heat Two 5 392.8 361 5:38.0
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