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Leslie Burton

Full name: Leslie Aubrey Burton
Gender: Male
Born: October 6, 1883 in Heswall, Merseyside, Great Britain
Died: June 10, 1946 in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Broughton Harriers & Athletic Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother of Geoffrey Burton.

Biography

Leslie Burton’s brother also competed in the 1908 Olympic 400 hurdles. His daughter, Elaine, was a notable sprinter, and served as MP for Coventry South (1950-59) before being created a Life Peer in 1962.

Personal Best: 400H - 57.9y (1901).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR AC

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics Great Britain Final AC
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 59.80
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Twelve 1 QU 1:00.6
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