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Edward Lindberg

Born: Nov 9, 1886

Birthplace: Cherokee

Nationality: United States

Edward Lindberg

Date of Birth : Nov 9, 1886
Birth Place : Cherokee

Edward "Ed" Ferdinand Jacob Lindberg was an American Olympic athlete, winner of the gold medal in 4?400 m relay at the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was born in Cherokee, Iowa to a Swedish family and died in Highland Park, Illinois. Lindberg won the AAU championships in 440 yd in 1909 and 1911. At the Stockholm Olympics, Lindberg won the bronze medal in 400 m and ran the second leg in the American 4?400 m relay team, which won the gold medal with a new world record of 3.16.6. At the same Olympics he competed in the baseball event which was held as demonstration sport.

Also known as

  • Edward F. Lindberg
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