Lesley Ashburner

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLesley•Ashburner
Used nameLesley•Ashburner
Born21 October 1883 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died12 November 1950 in Bethesda, Maryland (USA)
AffiliationsCornell Big Red, Ithaca (USA)
NOC United States


Lesley Ashburner of Cornell University reached the final of the hurdles at St. Louis and missed second place by inches. He did win the handicap event associated with the 1904 Olympic competition. At Cornell, he was twice a letterman in track, set the Cornell indoor hurdles record for 100 yards in 1904, and the outdoor mark in the 120-yard hurdles in 1905.

Personal Best: 120yH – 15.6 (1904).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Lesley Ashburner
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
120 yards Hurdles, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 1