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Charles Beckwith

Full name: Charles Edward Beckwith
Gender: Male
Born: May 12, 1901 in South Moulton, Devon, Great Britain
Died: March 23, 1970 in Shiplake, Oxfordshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Army
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Men's Shot Put Great Britain GBR 20

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
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