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Lloyd Jones

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLloyd Peniston•Jones
Used nameLloyd•Jones
Born12 September 1884 in Germantown, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died1 May 1971 in Paget (BER)
Measurements173 cm / 66 kg
AffiliationsPenn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Running for Penn, Lloyd Jones won the 880y at the 1908 IC4A Meet, which caused the Olympic selectors to place him on the Olympic team. Jones also ran the 800 at the 1908 Eastern Olympic Trials, where he placed third behind Mel Sheppard. Jones later became President of Federal Brass, a manufacturing firm. While on vacation to Bermuda, he died at sea of a heart attack.

Personal Best: 880y – 2:02.0 (1908).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Lloyd Jones
800 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h4 r1/2
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
3,200 metres Steeplechase, Men (Olympic) DNS