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Anton Hegarty

Full name: Anthony "Anton" Hegarty
Gender: Male
Born: December 14, 1892 in Londonderry, Derry, Great Britain
Died: August 10, 1944 in Rugby, Warwickshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Rugby Harriers
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

After placing 12th in the 1920 International Cross-Country, Anton Hegarty finished fifth in the Olympic race. In 1921 he made his second appearance in the International, placing 28th. Prior to World War I he was in the Army, stationed in Rugby, but had a medical discharge prior to the war. He helped form the City of Derry Harriers in 1919, but later returned to Rugby, where he died in a traffic accident.

Personal Best\: 4 miles – 20:58.2 (1920).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Cross-Country, Individual Great Britain GBR 5
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Cross-Country, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's Cross-Country, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 5 27:57.0

Men's Cross-Country, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP ST
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain GBR Final Standings 2 21 5 27:57.0