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James Lintott

Full name: James Frederick Lintott
Gender: Male
Born: March 29, 1886 in Wallington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: April 21, 1963 in Croydon, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Ranelagh Harriers, Richmond (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Third place in the 880y in 1906 was James Lintott’s best performance at the AAA Championships. At the 1908 Olympics he had the misfortune to be drawn in the same heat of the 800 as [Mel Sheppard] (USA) and, although he finished a close second to the eventual gold medalist, he was eliminated. He later served as President of Ranelagh Harriers (1931-36).

Personal Best: 800 – 1:58.4 (1906).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 800 metres Great Britain GBR 2 h2 r1/2

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 2 1:58.8est at 4 yds
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