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George Underwood

Full name: George Bernard Underwood
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: November 4, 1884 in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: August 28, 1943 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

After running in the 400 m and 800 m at the 1904 Olympics, George Underwood won a gold medal as a member of the New York AC team that won the four-mile team race. Individually, Underwood placed fifth in the 10-man field. Underwood later became a well-known sportswriter. He was boxing editor of the New York World, sports editor of the New York Morning Telegraph, sports editor and columnist for the Boston American, and a news editor for the Boston Globe. He also served as publicity director for the Madison Square Garden.

Personal Bests: 400 – unknown; 800 – 1:56.5 (1904).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Athletics Men's 400 metres United States USA AC
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 4
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Athletics Men's 4 mile, Team New York Athletic Club USA 1 Gold

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings AC

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 4

Men's 4 mile, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS
1904 Summer 19 St. Louis Athletics New York Athletic Club USA Final Standings 1 5
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