Robert LeGendre

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Robert LeGendre
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Bronze 1924 Paris Pentathlon

Robert "Bob" Lucien LeGendre (January 7, 1898 – January 21, 1931) was an American track and field athlete and Olympics competitor, who competed mainly in the pentathlon. He was also a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He was born in Lewiston, Maine and died in Brooklyn, New York.[1]

LeGendre competed for the United States in the 1924 Summer Olympics held in Paris, France in the pentathlon, where he won the bronze medal. In doing so he set a world record for the long jump of 7.76 metres (25.5 ft).[2]

He was the winner of the pentathlon at the Inter-Allied Games in 1919, beating both Eugene Vidal and Géo André.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bob Legendre. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-01-30.
  2. ^ The Athletics Site: world record progression
  3. ^ Inter-Allied Games. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-01-30.

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