Harry EDWARD

Grande-Bretagne GBR

  • Médailles
    2 B
  • Participations
    1
  • Première participation
    Anvers 1920
  • Année de naissance
    1895
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Harry EDWARD

Winner of the 100 y and 220 y at the AAA Championships three times (1920-22), Harry Edward made it a triple victory in 1922 by also winning the 440 y. In 1919 and 1921 he was also a member of the winning team in the medley relay. At the 1920 Olympics, Harry Edward won bronze medals in both sprints but was forced to withdraw from the 4×100 relay after sustaining a muscle injury in the 200. As a 16-year-old student in Germany, he ran 21.7 for 200 in Berlin in 1914 but on the outbreak of World War I he was interned for the duration after which he spent four years in England during which he dominated the domestic sprint scene. On moving to New York, he built a successful career in public relations and was on the staff of the United Nations.

Personal Bests\: 100y – 9.9 (1919); 100 – 10.8 (1920); 220y – 21.6 (1920); 440 y – 49.6 (1922).

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Anvers 1920

B
100 metres
100 metres Athletics
B
200 metres
200 metres Athletics