Asteroid (264119) Georgeorton

George Washington Orton (1873-1958) was a middle- and long-distance runner. In 1900, he became the first Canadian to win a medal at an Olympic Games.

Reference: WGSBN Bulletin Volume 2, #7, page 13

Author: 
peter@jedicke.ca
Name: 
Georgeorton
Number: 
264119
Designation: 
2009 TT7
Disc. Date: 
2009-10-13
Discoverer: 
Andrew Lowe
Disc. Place: 
Mayhill