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Joe Blewitt

Full name: Charles Edward "Joe" Blewitt
Gender: Male
Born: November 1, 1895 in Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire, Great Britain
Died: May 30, 1954 in Birmingham, West Midlands, Great Britain
Affiliations: Birchfield Harriers, Birmingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Joe Blewitt was a versatile athlete whose Championship victories covered a remarkable variety of distances. He was AAA Champion at 4 miles three times (1920, 1923, 1925), 10 miles (1921), and the steeplechase (1924), and he was the winner of nine Midland Championships at distances ranging from 880y to 10 miles. He also represented England five times in the International Cross-Country Championships and in 1923 he was the English National and International Champion. Joe Blewitt ran in the 1920 and 1928 Olympics but withdrew at the last minute from the 1924 Olympic steeplechase because of injury.

Personal Bests: 880y – 2:02.6 (1920); Mile – 4:21.6 (1923); 3000 – 8:49.3e (1920); 2 miles – 9:29.0e (1925); 3 miles – 14:58.4 (1921); 5000 – 15:15.2 (1922); 4 miles – 19:52.4 (1925); 10000 – 32:44.4 (1921); 10 miles – 53:45.6 (1919); 3000S – 10:17.0 (1924).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Great Britain GBR 5
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 3,000 metres, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1928 Summer 32 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase Great Britain GBR 6 h3 r1/2

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain Final 5 15:19.0
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 1 QU 15:19.8

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 32 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Three 6

Men's 3,000 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP ST MB
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain GBR Final Standings 2 20 5 8:49.3est 10 m. bh4
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 2 20 5 8:49.3est 10 m. bh4
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 11 4 8:59.6est 1 m. bh3