Lou Scott

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Lou Scott
Personal information
Full nameLouis Cohn "Lou" Scott
BornSeptember 4, 1945 (1945-09-04) (age 74)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Alma materArizona State University
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Event(s)Mile, 5,000 meters 10,000 meters, 25Km road run
ClubMotor City Striders
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Mile – 4:04.9 (1964); 2 miles – 8:35.2 (1967); 5000 – 13:46.4 (1968)[1]

Louis Cohn "Lou" Scott (born September 4, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American long-distance runner who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics.[2] He won a silver medal at the 1967 Pan American Games.

He continues to run, showing up in a local Senior Olympics race.[3] Running for Eastern High School, he was the Michigan State Champion in the mile in 1962 and 1963. He was also the 1962 state Cross Country Champion. His 4:11.3 in the summer of 1963 was the Michigan state record for seven years.[4]


  1. ^ Lou Scott. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Lou Scott". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  3. ^ http://michtrack.org/michtrack/news-lou-scott.html
  4. ^ https://issuu.com/michiganrunner/docs/mr0712 Michigan Runner July 2012 P.8