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Gerald Backhouse

Full name: Gerald Ian d'Acres Backhouse
Gender: Male
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: December 6, 1912 in Terang, Victoria, Australia
Died: December 28, 1941 in Dearham, Cumbria, Great Britain
Affiliations: St. Stephens Harriers, Mount Waverley (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gerald Backhouse had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1938 British Empire Games 1 mile. In the 1938 British Empire Games 880 yards he finished seventh.

Personal Bests: 800 – 1:53.2 (1936); 1500 – unknown; Mile – 4:12.3e (1938).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's 800 metres Australia AUS 8
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Australia AUS 7 h3 r1/2

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Australia Final 8
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Australia Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 1:53.2
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Australia Round One Heat Four 1 QU 1:57.7

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Australia Round One Heat Three 7