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Alton Welton

Full name: Alton Roy Welton
Gender: Male
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: March 11, 1886 in Methuen, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 9, 1958 in Santa Ana, California, United States
Affiliations: Lawrence YMCA
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Alton Welton finished ninth in the 1908 Boston Marathon, which qualified him for the Olympic Team. He led the race thru 16 miles, breaking records at every checkpoint, but hit the wall and had to hold on to finish ninth.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-43:25 (1908).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's Marathon United States USA 4

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Standings 4 2-59:44.4
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