Leo Lermond

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrances Leo•Lermond
Used nameLeo•Lermond
Born15 April 1906 in Revere, Massachusetts (USA)
Died4 July 1986 in Nahant, Massachusetts (USA)
Measurements173 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsBoston AA, Boston (USA)
NOC United States


Leo Lermond was AAU Mile champion in 1929 and 1931 and indoors won the AAU 2 miles in 1928 and 1931. He competed for the Boston AA and the NYAC. Lermond tried to make the 1932 Olympic team, running the 1,500 metres at the Olympic Trials, but placing seventh. Lermond worked as a stone mason. His older brother, George, was a track Olympian in 1924.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:57.2i (1929); Mile – 4:12.0i (1932); 2 miles – 9:11.8i (1931); 5000 – 14:50.0 (1928).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Leo Lermond
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 4

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