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Edward Lindberg

Edward Lindberg

Track and field competitor
Edward Lindberg
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Track and field competitor
Was Athlete Baseball player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 9 November 1886, Cherokee, USA
Death 16 February 1978, Highland Park, USA (aged 91 years)
Star sign Scorpio
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 76 kg
Edward Lindberg
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Edward "Ed" Ferdinand Jacob Lindberg (November 9, 1886 – February 16, 1978) was an American Olympic athlete, winner of the gold medal in 4 × 400 m relay at the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was born in Cherokee, Iowa to a Swedish family and died in Highland Park, Illinois.

Lindberg won the AAU championships in 440 yd in 1909 and 1911. At the Stockholm Olympics, Lindberg won the bronze medal in 400 m and ran the second leg in the American 4 × 400 m relay team, which won the gold medal with a new world record of 3.16.6. At the same Olympics he competed in the baseball event which was held as demonstration sport.

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