|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Commodore Shelton "Com"•Cochran|
|Born||2 January 1902 in Richton, Mississippi (USA)|
|Died||3 January 1969 in San Francisco, California (USA)|
|Measurements||185 cm / 75 kg|
|Affiliations||Olympic Club, San Francisco (USA)|
Con Cochran of Mississippi A&M won the NCAA 440y in 1922 and 1923. He ran the lead-off leg for the U.S. quartet which set a new world record in the 1,600m relay at the Paris Olympics. After graduation, he represented the Olympic Club of San Francisco. Twenty-four years later, his younger brother, Roy, won a gold medal in the same event, as well as one in the 400m hurdles.
Personal Best: 400 – 48.7 (1924).
|1924 Summer Olympics||Athletics||4 × 400 metres Relay, Men||Olympic||United States||1||Gold||Representing United States|
|1924 Summer Olympics||13 July 1924||Athletics||4 × 400 metres Relay, Men||Final||3:16.0 WR||1|