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Arthur Cumming

Full name: Arthur Warren Jack Cumming
Gender: Male
Born: May 8, 1889 in Marylebone, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: May 9, 1914 in Hammersmith, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Figure Skating

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Arthur Cumming was still a teenager when he competed at the Olympics and is believed to be the youngest skater at those Games. Cumming was British champion in both 1912 and 1914 and skated to fifth place in the 1912 World Championships. He also competed in the pairs event in 1912 finishing in 7th place, a feat he repeated in 1913 both times partnering Mrs. Cadogan. Cumming was involved in a motorcycle accident in May 1914 after which he contracted Tetanus and died.

His Olympic medal was sold at an auction in 2008 for £3500.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 18 London Figure Skating Men's Special Figures Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's Special Figures

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MP TO TP O
1908 Summer 18 London Figure Skating Great Britain Final Standings 2 5×2+ 10.0 164.0
1908 Summer 18 London Figure Skating Great Britain Final Standings Judge #1 2 32.5 2.0
1908 Summer 18 London Figure Skating Great Britain Final Standings Judge #2 2 32.0 2.0
1908 Summer 18 London Figure Skating Great Britain Final Standings Judge #3 2 37.5 2.0
1908 Summer 18 London Figure Skating Great Britain Final Standings Judge #4 2 30.5 2.0
1908 Summer 18 London Figure Skating Great Britain Final Standings Judge #5 2 31.5 2.0