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James Sullivan

Full name: James Paul Sullivan
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: June 29, 1885 in New York, New York, United States
Died: April 9, 1965 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: I-AAC, Queens (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

James Sullivan won the 1907 AAU mile and finished third in the 1905 AAU steeplechase. He ran for the Irish-American AC. Sullivan ran at two Olympic Games, competing in the 800 and 1,500 in 1906 and the 1,500 in 1908. He won the mile at the 1905 Metropolitan AAU Championship. He continued competing through 1912 despite tendon problems that required surgery. Sullivan worked for over 50 years as clerk of court for Kings County Court in New York City.

Personal Bests: 800 – unknown; 1500 – 4:03.0e (1908); Mile – 4:22.0 (1905).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer 20 Athina Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA AC h2 r1/2
1906 Summer 20 Athina Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 5
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA AC

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1906 Summer 20 Athina Athletics United States Round One Heat Two AC

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1906 Summer 20 Athina Athletics United States Final 5
1906 Summer 20 Athina Athletics United States Round One Heat One 3 QU
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final AC DNF
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 4:07.6
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