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Philip Kingsford

Full name: Philip Cave Kingsford
Gender: Male
Born: August 10, 1891 in Lewisham, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: July 26, 1919 in Hammersmith, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: L.A.C., London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

After placing second in the AAA long jump in 1912, Philip Kingsford won the title in 1914 when he also finished fourth in the triple jump, which was being held at the Championships for the first time. Although he never approached the distances achieved by the Irish jumpers, in 1912 he record the best-ever triple jump by an English-born athlete. He served with the Middlesex Regiment in India.

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.09 (23-3¼) (1914); TJ – 13.57 (44-6½) (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Men's Long Jump Great Britain GBR 15
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Men's Standing Long Jump Great Britain GBR 19

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 15 6.65
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round NP 6.65
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group C 4 6.65
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group C Round One 4 6.52
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group C Round Two 4 6.65
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group C Round Three NP 6.33

Men's Standing Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 19 2.75
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round NP 2.75
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group D 6 2.75
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group D Round One 6 2.60
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group D Round Two 6 2.75
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group D Round Three NP 2.72
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