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Richard Byrd

Born: May 16, 1892

Birthplace: Idaho

Nationality: United States

Richard Byrd

Date of Birth : May 16, 1892
Birth Place : Idaho

Richard Leslie "Dick" Byrd was an American athlete and baseball player who won the silver medal in the discus throw at the 1912 Summer Olympics. He finished fourth in the standing high jump, eighth in the standing long jump and 17th in the two handed discus throw event. At the same Olympics he also was a member of USA national baseball team which competed in a single baseball match held as demonstration sport.

Also known as

  • Richard Leslie Byrd
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