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Lou Wilkins

Full name: Louis Guy "Lou" Wilkins
Gender: Male
Born: December 10, 1882 in Bourbon, Indiana, United States
Died: April 6, 1950 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Chicago Maroons, Chicago (USA) / Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


After a series of jump-offs, Lou Wilkins of the University of Chicago was finally awarded third place in the 1904 Olympic pole vault. Earlier in the season, the 1904 AAU championships had also been held in St. Louis and Wilkins lost the title to H. L. Gardner, again after a jump-off. Personal Best: 11-3 (3.43) (1904).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 3 Bronze OR

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H(M) H(I)
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 3 OR 3.35 11-0
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