John Lake

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn Henry•Lake
Used nameJohn•Lake
Born27 July 1877 in Port Richmond, Staten Island, New York (USA)
Measurements172 cm
AffiliationsHarlem Wheelmen
NOC United States


John Lake started his career with his local Port Richmond club but later joined the Harlem Wheelmen. In 1900 he set national records at eight, nine and ten miles. In addition to his third-place Olympic finish, he also finished third that year in the World Championships.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) USA John Lake
Sprint, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
25 kilometres, Men (Olympic) DNF