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Frank Sheehan

Full name: Francis Patrick "Frank" Sheehan
Nickname(s): Ike
Gender: Male
Born: August 31, 1884 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 29, 1953 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Cornell Big Red, Ithaca (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Frank Sheehan finished third in the 880y at the 1907 AAUs, which were held as part of the Jamestown Exposition in Norfolk, Virginia. The day before, he had won the 1907 AAU Junior title in the half-mile, finishing in 1:56.4, which would be his personal best. He competed for the South Boston AC. Sheehan did not qualify outright for the 1908 US Olympic team, so paid his own way to compete in London, which was possible in that era. At the time he worked as a roofer, but later joined the Boston school system, eventually serving as deputy superintendent of the Boston school buildings. He had a long affiliation with the Boston Athletic Association, working as a track official.

Personal Best: 880y – 1:56.4 (1907).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 4 h8 r1/2

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Eight 4
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