Marc Wright Article

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Marc Wright
1912 Marc Wright.JPG
Wright at the 1912 Summer Olympics
Medal record
Men’s athletics
Representing the   United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1912 Stockholm Pole vault

Marcus Snowell "Marc" Wright (April 21, 1890 – August 5, 1975) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the pole vault.

He was born in Chicago and died in Reading, Massachusetts.

Wright competed for a United States in the 1912 Summer Olympics held in Stockholm, Sweden in the pole vault where he won the silver medal with a clearance of 3.85 m behind the 3.95 m of winner Harry Babcock.

Wright graduated from Dartmouth College in 1913. [1]

References

  1. ^ "Men's Track & Field Olympians". Big Green Sports. Retrieved 2006-12-10.
Records
Preceded by
Incumbent
Men's Pole Vault World Record Holder
June 8, 1912 – August 20, 1920
Succeeded by
United States Frank Foss