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Richard Harrison

Full name: Richard Harrison
Gender: Male
Affiliations: North Shields Walking Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

At the AAA Championships Richard Harrison won the 2 miles walk in 1907 and finished third in 1906 and 1908. He was a finalist in both walks at the 1908 Olympic Games.

Personal Bests: 2 miles Walk – 14:01.8 (1907); 3500W - 16:04.4 (1908); 10 miles Walk – 1-18:21.2 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer London Athletics Men's 3,500 metres Walk Great Britain GBR AC
1908 Summer London Athletics Men's 10 mile Walk Great Britain GBR AC

Men's 3,500 metres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Final AC DQ
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Three 2 QU 16:04.4

Men's 10 mile Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Final AC DNF
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 2 QU 1-18:21.2