Full name: Robert Sedgewick Stangland
Born: October 5, 1881 in New York, New York, United States
Died: December 15, 1953 in Nyack, New York, United States
Affiliations: Columbia Lions, New York (USA) / NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)
Robert Stangland of Columbia University won the 1904 IC4A long jump at 23-6Â½ (7.17), but he failed to repeat this form at the Olympics later in the season. In St. Louis he placed third in the long jump with a modest effort of 22-7 (6.88) and he placed third in the triple jump with a mark of 43-10 (13.36). While at Columbia, in addition to track he played football and rowed varsity crew. He made his career as a consulting engineer. Stangland was forced to retire from athletics on the advise of his physician, who found him to have an enlarged heart.
Personal Bests: LJ â 23-6Â½ (7.17) (1904); TJ â 43-10 (13.36) (1904).
|1904 Summer||22||St. Louis||Athletics||Men's Long Jump||United States||USA||3||Bronze|
|1904 Summer||22||St. Louis||Athletics||Men's Triple Jump||United States||USA||3||Bronze|
|1904 Summer||22||St. Louis||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||3||6.88||22-7|
|1904 Summer||22||St. Louis||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||3||13.36||43-10|