Full name: Harold "Harry" Houghton
Born: January 9, 1901 in Preston, Lancashire, Great Britain
Died: June 12, 1986 in Birmingham, West Midlands, Great Britain
Affiliations: Birchfield Harriers, Birmingham (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Harry Houghton was the winner of six successive Midland 440y titles (1922-27) and a was a three-time winner of the 880y (1923-24, 1926). His best placing at the AAA Championships came in 1926 when he finished fourth behind Otto Peltzer's world record 1:51.6.
Personal Bests: 440y – 50.8e (1928); 800 – 1:54.2 (1926).
|1924 Summer||23||Paris||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||Great Britain||GBR||9|
|1928 Summer||27||Amsterdam||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||Great Britain||GBR||6 h4 r1/3|
|1924 Summer||23||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||Final||9||1:58.0|
|1924 Summer||23||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||2||QU||1:57.3|
|1924 Summer||23||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Two||2||QU||1:58.4|
|1928 Summer||27||Amsterdam||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Four||6|