Full name: Edwin Herbert Montague
Born: April 13, 1885 in Lambeth, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: December 28, 1937 in Fulham, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: South London Harriers, London (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Between 1903 and 1909, Edwin Montague was a finalist at the AAA Championships on six occasions. As an 18-year-old he was third in 1903 and the following year, while still a junior, he improved to take second place; he won at his fourth attempt in 1907. In 1908 he equaled the world record for 600y (1:11.0) and his 1905 mark for 1,000m (2:46.2) is recognized as the inaugural UK best over the distance. He represented Surrey at football (soccer) and worked initially as a Civil Servant before entering the wine trade.
Personal Bests: 220y – 22.6 (1908); 400 – 49.6e (1908).
|1908 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Men's 400 metres||Great Britain||GBR||2 h2 r2/3|
|1908 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Men's 1,600 metres Medley Relay||Great Britain||GBR||2 h3 r1/2|
|1908 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||2||49.8est||at 12 yds|
|1908 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||50.2|