Full name: Edward Eastlake Leader
Born: August 28, 1882 in Pershore, Worcestershire, Great Britain
Died: April 22, 1959 in Cattistock, Dorset, Great Britain
Affiliations: L.A.C., London (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
After winning the high jump for Cambridge vs. Oxford in 1904, Edward Leader shared second place in the Oxbridge vs. Harvard/Yale match. The following year, he finished second at both the Oxbridge Sports and at the AAAs. Although he did not win a blue as a hurdler, he was chosen to represent Britain in the 110 hurdles at the 1908 Olympics. He was Called to the Bar in 1908 and practiced as a barrister.
Personal Bests: 120yH â 16.0 (1908); HJ â 1.83 (6-0) (1908).
|1908 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Men's 110 metres Hurdles||Great Britain||GBR||2 h13r1/3|
|1908 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Men's High Jump||Great Britain||GBR||10T|
|1908 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Thirteen||2||16.1est||at 1Â½ yds|
|1908 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Final Standings||10T||1.77||5-9Â¾|
|1908 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||NP||1.77||5-9Â¾|
|1908 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||Group A||1T||1.79||5-10 7/8|
|1908 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||Group A Re-Jump||2||1.77||5-9Â¾|