Pierre Lewden

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Pierre Lewden
Pierre Lewden 1920.jpg
Pierre Lewden in 1920
Personal information
Born 21 February 1901
Libourne, France
Died 29 April 1989 (aged 88)
Montberthault, France
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) High jump
Club Stade français, Paris
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 1.95 m (1925)

Pierre Lewden (21 February 1901 – 29 April 1989) was a French high jumper who competed at the 1920, 1924 and 1928 Olympics. He won a bronze medal in 1924 and finished in seventh place in 1920 and 1928.[1] Despite his short statue (1.67 m) Lewden was ranked #1–2 in Europe and #3–9 in the world in 1921–1925.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pierre Lewden". sports-reference. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Track and Field Statistics. trackfield.brinkster.net