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Lee Yoder

Full name: Dewey Lee Yoder
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: July 18, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Arkansas Razorbacks, Fayetteville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Lee Yoder was third at the 1952 AAU Meet in the 400H and placed second that year in the Olympic Trials (and NCAA) to make the Olympic Team. After graduating from Mercersburg Academy in 1950, Yoder attended the University of Arkansas, majoring in industrial arts, and then obtained a masters degree in that field from the University of Pennsylvania.

Yoder had the unusual distinction of also playing on the US hockey (field) team at the 1967 Pan American Games and later became a coach and administrator in that sport. Yoder served as manager of the 1984 US hockey (field) team.

Personal Best: 400H – 51.4 (1952).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 4 h2 r3/4

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 53.0 53.08
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 53.3 53.40
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 2 QU 55.2
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