Full name: Christopher Maude Chavasse
Born: November 9, 1884 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain
Died: March 10, 1962 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Oxford, Oxford (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Related Olympians: Twin brother of Noel Chavasse.
While at Oxford, Christopher Chavasse won his blue (1906-08) and won the 440 y vs. Cambridge in 1907. At the 1908 Olympic Games he and his twin brother Noel were eliminated in the heats of the 400 m. Christopher also played for Oxford vs. Cambridge in lacrosse (1905-07). The son of the Bishop of Liverpool, he was himself a distinguished churchman and served as Bishop of Rochester. He won an MC in World War I while serving as a chaplain.
Personal Best: 440y – 50.6 (1907).
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