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Ernest Linton

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAlbert Ernest•Linton
Used nameErnest•Linton
Nick/petnamesSkin
Born17 February 1880 in Galt, Cambridge, Ontario (CAN)
Died6 August 1957 in Galt, Cambridge, Ontario (CAN)
AffiliationsGalt FC, Cambridge (CAN)
NOC Canada

Biography

“Skin” Linton served as a goalkeeper for the Galt teams in both football (soccer) and ice hockey. He was a resident of Galt most of his life, but briefly lived in Buffalo, New York. He served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Football (Football) CAN Ernest Linton
Football, Men (Olympic) Galt Football Club 1 Gold