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Lee Talbott

Full name: Leander James "Lee" Talbott, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 225 lbs (102 kg)
Born: July 12, 1887 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: September 16, 1954 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa (USA) / I-AAC, Queens (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Tug-Of-War, Wrestling, Athletics

Biography

Lee Talbott is one of the few athletes to have competed in three sports at one Olympic Games – 1908 in athletics, wrestling, and the tug-of-war. As a weight thrower for Cornell and the Kansas City AC, he was AAU hammer throw champion in 1909 and won the 56-lb. weight throw in 1909 and 1915. Between 1909 and 1917 Talbott had 20 podium finishes at the AAUs in the shot put, discus throw, hammer throw, and the 56-lb. weight throw.

Personal Bests: SP - 14.42 (1915); DT - 43.29 (1913); HT – 52.88 (173-6) (1910).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 20 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War United States USA 5
1908 Summer 20 London Wrestling Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle United States USA 9T
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's Shot Put United States USA 8
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's Discus Throw United States USA 6
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 5

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 20 London Tug-Of-War United States USA Round One Match #1 2 1908-07-17 Liverpool Police Team-2 1, USA 0

Men's Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 20 London Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #5 2 1908-07-23 O'Kelly, Sr. (GBR) fall (1:20), Talbott (USA)

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Final Standings 8 11.63 38-2
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 8 11.63 38-2
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3 11.63 38-2

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Final Standings 6 38.40 126-0
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 6 38.40 126-0
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group F 3 38.40 126-0

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Final Standings 5 47.86 157-0¼
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 5 47.87 157-0¼
1908 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 2 47.87 157-0¼
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