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Louis Madeira

Full name: Louis Childs Madeira, III
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: February 5, 1892 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 20, 1943 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Penn Athletic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Louis Madeira competed for the University of Pennsylvania and the Madeira family had a long line of Penn alumni. While running at track at Penn and graduating in 1914, Madeira had two cousins who were also starring on Penn sports teams – Edward Madeira was 1913 class president and rowed crew, while Crawford Madeira was in the class of 1916 and competed on the football, soccer, and crew teams. Louis Madeira's top finish at a major event was fourth at the 1913 IC4A mile.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 4:06.0 (1912); Mile – 4:20.2 (1913).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA AC

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States Final AC
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics United States Round One Heat One 2 QU 4:27.9
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