Full name: Charles Edward Beckwith
Born: May 12, 1901 in South Moulton, Devon, Great Britain
Died: March 23, 1970 in Shiplake, Oxfordshire, Great Britain
Country: Great Britain
Commissioned into the Northumberland Fusiliers, Charles Beckwith was the Army shot put champion three times (1923-24, 26) and finished third at the 1924 AAA Championship. His career best of 13.92 (45-8 – 1923) was only ½-inch short of the UK record held at the time by the Scotsman, Tom Kirkwood.
Personal Best: SP – unknown.
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Men's Shot Put||Great Britain||GBR||20|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||Final Standings||20||12.480|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||20||12.480|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||Group B||7||12.480|