Robert LeGendre

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Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for the  United States
Bronze 1924 Paris Pentathlon

This article is about the athlete named Robert LeGendre. For the inmate who escaped from prison, see Iowa State Penitentiary


Robert "Bob" Lucien LeGendre (January 7, 1898 – January 21, 1931) was an American athlete and Olympics competitor, who competed mainly in the pentathlon. He was also a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

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).[1]

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