Albert Tyler (athlete)

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Albert Tyler
Robert Garrett and Albert Tyler 1896.jpg
Albert Tyler (right) at the 1896 Olympics
Personal information
Born January 4, 1872
Glendale, Ohio, United States
Died July 25, 1945 (aged 73)
East Harpswell, Maine, United States
Alma mater Princeton University
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole vault
Club Princeton Tigers
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 3.30 m (1897)[1][2]

Albert Clinton Tyler (January 4, 1872 – July 25, 1945) was an American pole vaulter who won a silver medal at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1]

While studying at Princeton University Tyler also played American football and baseball. He graduated in 1897 and became a school teacher and football official. He died of pneumonia while on vacation in Maine.[1]


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