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Frank Handley

Full name: Francis Richard "Frank" Handley
Gender: Male
Born: October 31, 1910 in Salford, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: October 31, 1985 in Salford, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Affiliations: Salford Harriers, Salford (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Frank Handley was the winner of three Northern 880y titles (1935-37) and twice was runner-up at the AAA Championships (1936-37). He finished second in the 880y at the 1938 Empire Games but was eliminated in the semi-finals at the 1936 Olympics and in the heats at the 1938 European Championships. In the 1938 British Empire Games 4×440y Relay he also finished second (with Brian MacCabe, Bill Roberts, and the non-Olympian Henry Pack). In the 1938 British Empire Games 440y he was eliminated in the heats.

Personal Best: 880y – 1:52.9 (1937).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Men's 800 metres Great Britain GBR 8 h1 r2/3

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 8
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Four 4 QU 1:58.9
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