Con King

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameConant Meigs "Con"•King
Used nameCon•King
Born10 December 1880 in Senatobia, Mississippi (USA)
Died19 February 1958 in Fort Worth, Texas (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2


The legendary Ray Ewry deprived Con King, from McKinney Texas, of two gold medals by out-jumping him at both standing jumps for distance at the 1904 Olympics. Although he grew up in Mississippi, King later settled in Fort Worth, Texas. He was a business manager.

Personal Bests: sLJ – 10-9 (3.275) (1904); sTJ – 10.68 (1904).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Con King
Standing Long Jump, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
Standing Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver