Albert Lovejoy GUTTERSON

United States of America USA

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Stockholm 1912
  • Year of Birth
    1887
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Biography

Albert Lovejoy GUTTERSON

Albert Gutterson of the University of Vermont showed the best form of his career when he won the 1912 Penn Relays with a jump of 24-0¾ (7.33).Gutterson added almost one foot to this mark in Stockholm and won the gold medal at 24-11¼ (7.60) which was only one-half inch behind Peter O’Connor’s (Ireland) world record. Although he never placed in the long jump at the AAU Meet, he was second in the 200 low hurdles at the 1911 AAUs. Gutterson became an engineer, who first worked for the Jones and Lamson Machine Co., but then worked in the petroleum industry from 1925-50. He then became President of Lovejoy Tool Company from 1950-63, a company that had been started by his uncle. Gutterson was an active supporter of Vermont athletics and a leader of the New England chapter of the U.S. Olympians Society. He was one of the seven original inductees to the University of Vermont Sports Hall of Fame. In 1963 Vermont dedicated the Albert Gutterson Field House in his honor.

Personal Bests: LJ – 24-11¼ (7.60) (1912).

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Stockholm 1912

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Long Jump
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