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Forest Fletcher

Full name: Forest Fletcher
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: April 27, 1888 in Lincoln County, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 27, 1945 in Lexington, Virginia, United States
Affiliations: Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Notre Dame, Indiana (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Forest Fletcher competed for Notre Dame and later the 1st Regiment AA. He earned a degree in electrical engineering from Notre Dame while captaining the track team. Fletcher began teaching math and coaching at Mitchell High School in South Dakota and then at Utah State Normal School. In 1914 he came to Washington and Lee University where he established the university’s physical education department. He taught at W&L for 28 years before retiring in 1942 due to poor health. Fletcher was one of the group that helped form the Southern Conference in 1921. He was President of the Southern Conference from 1934-36.

Personal Bests: sHJ - 1.45 (1912); sLJ - 3.22 (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics Men's Standing High Jump United States USA NP QR
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics Men's Standing Long Jump United States USA 9

Men's Standing High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP 1.45
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 5T 1.45
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.30 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.35 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.40 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.45 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.50 metres 5T xxx

Men's Standing Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Standings 9 3.11
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP 3.11
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2 3.11
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 2 3.05
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 2 3.11
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 3.09
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