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Ed Lindberg

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
SexMale
Full nameEdward Ferdinand Jacob "Ed"•Lindberg
Used nameEd•Lindberg
Born9 November 1886 in Cherokee, Iowa (USA)
Died16 February 1978 in Highland Park, Illinois (USA)
Measurements177 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsChicago AA, Chicago (USA)
NOC(s) United States

Biography

Representing the Chicago AA, Ed Lindberg won the AAU 440y in 1909 and 1911. At the 1912 Olympics he set a career best of 48.4 in placing third in the 400m and was a member of the winning relay team that took almost two seconds off the world record. Lindberg attended the University of Illinois. Lindberg also competed in the 1912 Olympic Baseball demonstration event.

Personal Best: 400 – 48.4 (1912).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres, Men Olympic 3 Bronze USA Ed Lindberg
  4 × 400 metres Relay, Men Olympic United States 1 Gold
Baseball (Baseball/Softball) Baseball, Men Olympic (non-medal) US West "Finlands" 2

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1912 Summer Olympics 15 July 1912 Athletics 4 × 400 metres Relay, Men Final 3:16.6 WR 1