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Alan Fyffe

Full name: Alan Herbert Fyffe
Gender: Male
Born: April 30, 1884 in Kensington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: March 5, 1939 in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Oxford, Oxford (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Alan Fyffe first won his Oxford blue as a hammer thrower in 1904 and was the winner against Cambridge in 1905 and 1906. In 1909 he placed third in the AAA Championships. He won the first javelin competition to be held in Britain and consequently was the holder of the inaugural UK record. Fyffe was a regular member of the Oxford University cricket eleven in 1906 but did not win his blue.

Personal Bests: HT – 43.43 (142-6) (1906); JT – 33.15 (108-9) (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's Hammer Throw Great Britain GBR 9

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 9 37.35 122-6¼
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 9 37.35 122-6¼
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 3 37.35 122-6¼