You Are Here > > > Richard Sanford

Richard Sanford

Full name: Richard Laimbeer Sanford
Gender: Male
Born: December 19, 1877 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 15, 1966 in Glens Falls, New York, United States
Affiliations: Brooklyn YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Richard Sanford ran the steeplechase at the 1904 St. Louis Olympics, although his placement is not known, or it may be that he did not finish. Sanford was a middle-distance runner who represented the Brooklyn YMCA. At the 1901 Pan American Exposition Sanford won the mile at the AAU Junior Championships and finished second in the mile at the AAU Meet. He was also 1904 AAU Indoor Champion in the 880 yds. During the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Sanford also ran the 880 at the YMCA Championship, a non-Olympic or demonstration event, placing third.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Athletics Men's 2,590 metres Steeplechase United States USA AC

Men's 2,590 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings AC
id: 78,994