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Ernie Crosbie

Full name: George William Ernest "Ernie" Crosbie
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: December 6, 1909 in West Derby, Liverpool, Merseyside, Great Britain
Died: July 27, 1979 in Traverse City, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: White Horse Social Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Ernie Crosbie competed in the 50 km. walk at the Olympics three times – 1932, 1936, and 1948. He also won the AAU title in the event in 1936, 1939, and 1948. He had a long career, competing in the AAU 50 km. walk from 1932 (2nd) thru at least 1951 (5th).

Personal Best: 50kmW – 5-04:30 (1948).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk United States USA 8
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk United States USA 26
1948 Summer 38 London Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk United States USA 12

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Standings 8 5-28:02
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics United States Final Standings 26 5-31:44.2
1948 Summer 38 London Athletics United States Final Standings 12 5-15:16