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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