Albert Gutterson

Albert Lovejoy Gutterson ( born August 23, 1887 in Andover (Vermont ); † 7 April 1965, Burlington ( Vermont) ) was an American track and field athlete. At a height of 1.85 m his competition weight was 81 kg.

At the Olympic Games in 1912 Albert Gutterson won the long jump with Olympic record of 7.60 meters; he had 39 inches ahead of the Canadians Calvin Bricker, who finished second. Gutterson missed so that the existing world record since 1900 the Irish Peter O'Connor only one centimeter.

After graduate degree in engineering Gutterson led his own tool factory.


  • Bill Mallon / Ian Buchanan: Quest for Gold, New York City 1984 ISBN 0-88011-217-4
  • Ekkehard to Megede: The Modern Olympic Century 1896-1996 Track and Fields Athletics, Berlin 1999, published via German Society for Athletics documentation eV