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Albert Tyler

Full name: Albert Clinton Tyler
Gender: Male
Born: January 4, 1872 in Glendale, Ohio, United States
Died: July 25, 1945 in East Harpswell, Maine, United States
Affiliations: Princeton Tigers, Princeton (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Cousin of Frank Lane.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Albert Tyler lettered in track, football, and baseball at Princeton, but he was primarily known as a pole vaulter. His best finish in a major meet was the Olympic silver; otherwise, he finished third in the 1897 IC4A championships. He graduated from Princeton later in 1897 and became a school teacher and also a well-known football official. In 1945 he was teaching math in Philadelphia, but died of pneumonia while on vacation in Maine.

Personal Best: PV – 3.30 (1897).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1896 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 2 Silver OR

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1896 Summer 24 Athina Athletics United States Final Standings 2 OR 3.20
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