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Cyril Porter

Full name: Cyril Henry Atwell Porter
Gender: Male
Born: January 12, 1890 in Bridstow, Herefordshire, Great Britain
Died: January 16, 1964 in Callow, Herefordshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Oxford, Oxford (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Cyril Porter was the winner for Oxford vs. Cambridge in the cross-country match in 1911 and placed second on the track in the 3 miles the following year. At the Stockholm Olympics he as a finalist in the 5K and, as third scoring Briton, won a bronze medal in the 3K team race. He graduated later in 1912 and was ordained that year. In 1922 he became vicar of Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire, and remained there until his retirement.

Personal Bests: 3000 – 8:40.0 (1912); 3 miles – 14:47.4e (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Great Britain GBR AC
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Men's 3,000 metres, Team Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Final AC
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Three 3 QU 16:23.4

Men's 3,000 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP T ST
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain GBR Final Standings 3 23 9 8:48.0
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 3 23 9 8:48.0
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Three 1 QU/walkover 10:21.6
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