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Bobby Mills

Full name: Albert Robert "Bobby" Mills
Gender: Male
Height: 14-6 (174 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: January 16, 1894 in Fishtoft, Benington, Lincolnshire, Great Britain
Died: December 6, 1964 in Wyberton, Boston, Lincolnshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Leicester Harriers, Leicester (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Having never previously run further than 14 miles, Bobby Mills entered his first marathon in 1920, making a startling début by winning the Poly race with a new UK record of 2-37:40.4. He also won the Poly race in 1921-22, but he never again bettered that time. He was also a fine cross-country runner, representing England three times in the International Championship (1920-21, 1923) and placing second in 1921.

Personal Bests: Mar – 2-37:40.4 (1920).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Marathon Great Britain GBR 14
1924 Summer 30 Paris Athletics Men's Marathon Great Britain GBR AC DNF

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 14 2-48:05.0
1924 Summer 30 Paris Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC DNF
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