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Albert Tyler

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAlbert Clinton•Tyler
Used nameAlbert•Tyler
Born4 January 1872 in Glendale, Ohio (USA)
Died25 July 1945 in East Harpswell, Maine (USA)
AffiliationsPrinceton Tigers, Princeton (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Albert Tyler lettered in track, football, and baseball at Princeton, but he was primarily known as a pole vaulter. His best finish in a major meet was the Olympic silver; otherwise, he finished third in the 1897 IC4A championships. He graduated from Princeton later in 1897 and became a school teacher and also a well-known football official. In 1945 he was teaching math in Philadelphia, but died of pneumonia while on vacation in Maine.

Personal Best: PV – 3.30 (1897).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1896 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Albert Tyler
Pole Vault, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver

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