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John Lordan

Full name: John Charles Lordan
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: June 29, 1876 in Murragh, Cork, Ireland
Died: 1937 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Cambridgeport Gymnasium, Cambridgeport (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


At the Boston Marathon, John Lordan finished fifth in 1901, third in 1902, and improved to win the race in 1903. He was an Irish immigrant who worked as a shipping agent for a manufacturing company in Cambridge. He trained at night only because of his job.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-41:29 (1903).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 28 St. Louis Athletics Men's Marathon United States USA AC DNF

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 28 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings AC DNF
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