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Charles Green

Full name: Charles Patrick Green
Gender: Male
Born: March 30, 1914 in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Died: April 10, 1999 in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Originally from South Africa, Charles Green is believed to be the first winter medallist to be born in the continent of Africa. He was a regular member of the British squad throughout the late thirties and won world titles as part of the Freddie McEvoy piloted British four in both 1937 and 1938 and placed second in 1939. Green also partnered McEvoy to a silver medal in the two-man World Championship in 1937 and won another silver in the 1939 four-man event.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh Men's Four Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh Great Britain GBR Final Standings
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh Great Britain GBR Run 1
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh Great Britain GBR Run 2
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh Great Britain GBR Run 3
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh Great Britain GBR Run 4