|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Robert Sedgewick•Stangland|
|Born||5 October 1881 in New York, New York (USA)|
|Died||15 December 1953 in Nyack, New York (USA)|
|Affiliations||Columbia Lions, New York (USA) / NYAC, New York (USA)|
Robert Stangland of Columbia University won the 1904 IC4A long jump at 23-6½ (7.17), but he failed to repeat this form at the Olympics later in the season. In St. Louis he placed third in the long jump with a modest effort of 22-7 (6.88) and he placed third in the triple jump with a mark of 43-10 (13.36). While at Columbia, in addition to track he played football and rowed varsity crew. He made his career as a consulting engineer. Stangland was forced to retire from athletics on the advise of his physician, who found him to have an enlarged heart.
Personal Bests: LJ – 23-6½ (7.17) (1904); TJ – 43-10 (13.36) (1904).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1904 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Robert Stangland|
|Long Jump, Men (Olympic)||3||Bronze|
|Long Jump, Men (Olympic (non-medal))||2|
|Triple Jump, Men (Olympic)||3||Bronze|