Isaac Kitts

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameIsaac Leonard•Kitts
Used nameIsaac•Kitts
Born15 January 1896 in Oswego, New York (USA)
Died1 April 1953 in Culver, Indiana (USA)
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Capt. Isaac Kitts placed sixth in the individual dressage event at the 1932 Olympics and was the second scoring member of the team which won the bronze medals. He competed again at the 1936 Olympics and finished 25th in the individual event as the U.S. placed ninth and last in the team competition. In both Olympic appearances he rode the mare American Lady. A veteran of both World Wars, Kitts later was the director of horsemanship school at Culver Military Academy.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Equestrian Dressage (Equestrian) USA Isaac Kitts
Individual, Men (Olympic) American Lady 6
Team, Men (Olympic) American Lady / United States 3 Bronze
1936 Summer Olympics Equestrian Dressage (Equestrian) USA Isaac Kitts
Individual, Men (Olympic) American Lady 25
Team, Men (Olympic) American Lady / United States 9