Albert Gutterson

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Albert Gutterson
1912 Albert Gutterson.jpg
Gutterson in 1912
Medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold 1912 Stockholm Long jump

Albert Lovejoy Gutterson (August 23, 1887 - April 7, 1965) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the long jump.

He competed for the United States in the 1912 Summer Olympics held in Stockholm, Sweden in the long jump where he won the gold medal.

Gutterson attended the University of Vermont where he was a standout in track and field. He is Vermont's first and only gold medalist in the Summer Olympics. The university's athletic complex, Gutterson Fieldhouse, home to the Catamount men's and women's hockey teams is named after him. Sports Illustrated ranked him fifth on its Top 50 Vermont athletes of the 20th century, and he is an original inductee of the University of Vermont Hall of Fame and Vermont Sports Hall of Fame.

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