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Ivo Fairbairn-Crawford

Full name: Ivo Frank Fairbairn-Crawford
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Born: December 20, 1884 in Longford, Longford, Ireland
Died: August 24, 1959 in Hambledon, Surrey, Great Britain
Affiliations: Dublin University Athletic Club, IRL
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Ivo Fairbairn-Crawford placed in the AAA 880y for three successive years: 1907 (1st), 1908 (2nd), and 1909 (3rd). While a student at Dublin University he won Irish Championships at 440 y (1907), 880 y (1907, 1909), and the mile (1908-09) and he represented Ireland internationally. He was also a first-class skier. He was one of the pioneers of aviation and his working life was spent in the aircraft industry. His father, who was killed in the Boer War, captained Kent at cricket.

Personal Bests: 880y – 1:57.2 (1907); 1500 – 4:07.6 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 800 metres Great Britain GBR AC
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Great Britain GBR 5

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Final AC DNF
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Eight 1 QU 1:57.8

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Final 5 4:07.6est
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Eight 1 QU 4:09.4