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Carl Cooke

Full name: Carl Clement Cooke
Nickname(s): Clemmy
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: August 25, 1889 in Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: July 28, 1971 in Columbus, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Cleveland Athletic Club, Cleveland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Carl Cooke was a sprinter/long jumper for [The Ohio State University], the [Chicago AA], and the Cleveland AC. He was runner-up in the AAU 220 y in 1911 and 1913. While a student at Columbus North High School, Cooke set a state record in the shot put and won four events at the Ohio state high school championships. At Ohio State, Cooke also played football in 1910.

After competing in Stockholm, Cooke withdrew from OSU and joined his father’s bridge building company, Fritz-Rumer-Cooke Company, eventually becoming president. He remained active in track and field by serving as an official at high school meets.

Personal Bests: 100y – 10.0 (1911); 200 – 21.6 (1912); LJ – 6.54 (21-5½) (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Men's 200 metres United States USA 2 h3 r2/3
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA AC h1 r2/3

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Three 2
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Round One Heat Seven 1 QU 22.2

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One AC DQ [42.2]
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU/OR/walkover 43.7
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