Full name: George Bernard Underwood
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: November 4, 1884 in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: August 28, 1943 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
After running in the 400 m and 800 m at the 1904 Olympics, George Underwood won a gold medal as a member of the New York AC team that won the four-mile team race. Individually, Underwood placed fifth in the 10-man field. Underwood later became a well-known sportswriter. He was boxing editor of the New York World, sports editor of the New York Morning Telegraph, sports editor and columnist for the Boston American, and a news editor for the Boston Globe. He also served as publicity director for the Madison Square Garden.
Personal Bests: 400 â unknown; 800 â 1:56.5 (1904).
|1904 Summer||19||St. Louis||Athletics||Men's 400 metres||United States||USA||AC|
|1904 Summer||19||St. Louis||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||United States||USA||4|
|1904 Summer||19||St. Louis||Athletics||Men's 4 mile, Team||New York Athletic Club||USA||1||Gold|
|1904 Summer||19||St. Louis||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||AC|
|1904 Summer||19||St. Louis||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||4|
|1904 Summer||19||St. Louis||Athletics||New York Athletic Club||USA||Final Standings||1||5|