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Wally Beavers

Full name: Walter "Wally" Beavers
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: July 11, 1903 in York, York, Great Britain
Died: November 29, 1965 in York, York, Great Britain
Affiliations: York Harriers & Athletic Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Walter Beavers won nine Northern Counties track titles: 1 mile (1928-29), 3 miles (1932-35), and 4 miles (1928-29, 31). At the AAA he won the 4 miles (1928-29) and took the 3 miles when the event was first held in 1932. He also finished second in the AAA 3 miles in 1934 and 1935 and won this event at the 1934 British Empire Games. Beavers was also a fine cross-country runner, competing three times in the International Championship and finishing third in 1932.

Personal Bests: Mile – 4:27.8 (1928); 2 miles – 9:20.6 (1929); 3 miles – 14:23.2 (1932); 5000 – 15:10.8 (1929); 10000 – 31:48.0e (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Great Britain GBR 5 h1 r1/2
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Great Britain GBR 9

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat One 5

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 9 31:48.0