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Jack Densham

Full name: John Boon "Jack" Densham
Gender: Male
Born: February 2, 1880 in Croydon, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: January 8, 1975 in Croydon, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: South London Harriers, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

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Jack Densham placed third in the AAA 880y in 1900 and in the AAA 440y in finished sixth in 1902 and third in 1906. After turning to the 440y hurdles, Densham ran 57.8 on grass in 1907 to equal the AAA record and won the British Olympic Trials (58.4 metric). He served as President of South London Harriers in 1934-35 and of London AC in 1937.

Personal Bests: 440y – 51.2e (1906); 440yH – 57.8 (1907).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR 2 h2 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 2 59.2est at 1½ yds
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