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Arthur Anderson

Full name: Arthur Emilius David Anderson
Gender: Male
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: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother of Laurie Anderson.

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
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

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One AC DNF
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Six 2 QU