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Francis Edwards

Full name: Francis Millward Edwards
Gender: Male
Born: March 14, 1886 in Barton Regis, Bristol, Great Britain
Died: March 19, 1976 in Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Francis Edwards ran the 3 miles for Cambridge vs. Oxford four times (1905-08) and finished second in 1907 and 1908. He also won a cross-country blue (1904-06) and was the winner in 1906. He was also selected for the 3 mile team race at the 1908 Olympics but was not called on to run. At Cambridge he took an honors degree in theology in 1907 and saw war service with the Camel Corps in Palestine where he acted as interpreter to Lord Allenby on his entry into Jerusalem. Subsequently he became a teacher at a preparatory school.

Personal Best: 3 miles – 14:54.6e (1908).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer 20 Athina Athletics Men's 5 mile Great Britain GBR AC

Men's 5 mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1906 Summer 20 Athina Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC
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