George Sheldon (diver)

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George Sheldon
Medal record
Men’s diving
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1904 St. Louis Platform

George Herbert Sheldon (May 17, 1874 – November 25, 1907) was an American diver who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.

Sheldon was an eye doctor from St. Louis, MO. In the 1904 Olympics he won the gold medal in platform diving. He died in 1907 of an organic heart lesion.[1]


  1. ^ Wallechinsky, David (2004). The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics, Toronto: Sport Classic Books. ISBN 1-894963-34-2

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