Martin Sheridan’s Death – What Happened?

Martin Sheridan

The discus thrower Martin Sheridan passed away at age 36, way too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

American discus thrower and all around athlete who won five Olympic gold medals in the early 20th Century.

He competed in his first Olympics in 1904, taking gold in the discus throw.

He died a day before his 37th victory as a casualty of the 1918 flu pandemic.

How did Martin Sheridan die?

Information about the death of Martin Sheridan
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death36 years
ProfessionDiscus Thrower
BirthdayMarch 28, 1881
Death dateMarch 27, 1918
Place of deathManhattan, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A