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Chris Mackintosh

Full name: Charles Ernest Whistler Christopher "Chris" Mackintosh
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: October 31, 1903 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: January 12, 1974 in Haddington, East Lothian, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Oxford, Oxford (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Father of Sheena Mackintosh; Father of Vora Mackintosh; Father of Charlach Mackintosh; Father of Douglas Mackintosh.

Biography

Christopher Mackintosh was an accomplished all-round sportsman who, after winning the Public Schools lawn tennis doubles in 1921, went up to Oxford where he represented the University at athletics, rugby football, and skiing. He also played rugby for Scotland on the wing in 1924 and was a member of the British crew that won the 4-man bobsleigh at the 1937 World Championships. Mackintosh won the long jump for Oxford vs. Cambridge in 1924-25, exceeding 23-0 (7.01) on both occasions. On leaving Oxford, he joined Sir Henry Lunn’s Alpine travel business and served as Chairman of the company from 1931-44. Four of his children Sheena (1948/52) and Vora (1952), were Olympic skiers.

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.14 (23-5¼) (1925).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics Men's Long Jump Great Britain GBR 6

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 6 6.920
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics Great Britain Final Round 6 6.920
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 6T QU 6.880
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 3 6.880
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