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Samuel Duvall

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSamuel Harding•Duvall
Used nameSamuel•Duvall
Born11 March 1836 in Liberty, Indiana (USA)
Died26 September 1908 in Liberty, Indiana (USA)
AffiliationsCincinnati Archers, Cincinnati (USA)
NOC United States


Samuel Duvall, from Liberty, Indiana, was a member of the Cincinnati Archers in 1904. By shooting on the winning team at the 1904 Olympics he set a still-standing record as the oldest American to ever participate, or win a medal, in the Olympic Games. Duvall never won a national championship but was Ohio champion in 1889 (Double York Round) and 1890 (Double American Round). He made his living as a farmer and livestock buyer.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Archery USA Samuel Duvall
Double American Round, Men (Olympic) 14
Team Round, Men (Olympic) Cincinnati Archers 2 Silver