Full name: Arthur Emilius David Anderson
Born: September 30, 1886 in Twickenham, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: October 21, 1967 in Wrotham, Kent, Great Britain
Affiliations: L.A.C., London (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Related Olympians: Brother of Laurie Anderson.
A Cambridge blue (1906-08) at 440 y and 880 y, Arthur Anderson was later successful as a sprinter, reaching the final of the AAA 220 y in 1912 and the second of both sprints at the Stockholm Olympics. In World War I he was awarded the DSO and MC while serving with the KOSB. Although over 50, he rejoined the Colours on the outbreak of World War II and remained on the active list until 1942. His brother, Laurie, also competed at the 1912 Olympics.
Personal Bests: 100 – 11.0 (1912); 220y – 22.6 (1912).
|1912 Summer||25||Stockholm||Athletics||Men's 100 metres||Great Britain||GBR||5 h6 r2/3|
|1912 Summer||25||Stockholm||Athletics||Men's 200 metres||Great Britain||GBR||AC h1 r2/3|
|1912 Summer||25||Stockholm||Athletics||Great Britain||Semi-Finals||Heat Six||5|
|1912 Summer||25||Stockholm||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Fourteen||1||QU||11.0|