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Harry Houghton

Full name: Harold "Harry" Houghton
Gender: Male
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: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
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
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