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James O'Connell

Full name: James Francis V. O'Connell
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: October 11, 1882 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 10, 1942 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

James O’Connell won the AAU indoor triple jump in 1906, and was third in the outdoor long jump in 1907. He competed for Villanova and the NYAC. O’Connell was a lifelong member of the Hartford Police Department. He was appointed a supernumerary in 1908 and a regular in 1915. Even after he was eligible for his pension, he continued working, spending his final years as a traffic checker.

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.035 (23-1) (1908); TJ – 13.81i (45-3¾i) (1906).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA AC

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics United States Final Standings AC
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round AC
1908 Summer 25 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group C AC