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Frederick Randall

Full name: Frederick Derek Randall
Gender: Male
Born: February 5, 1864 in Enfield, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Finchley Harriers, Finchley (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

As the winner of the first amateur London-Brighton race in 1899 Frederick Randall was chosen for the 1900 Olympic marathon, but retired before four miles. His winning time in the London-Brighton race was 6 hours 58 minutes 18 seconds and stood as the amateur record until Arthur Newton became the first man to complete the race in under six hours in 1924. A member of Finchley Harriers since 1890, Randall was second to Herbert Heath of South London Harriers in both the 1892 Southern Area and National Cross-Country Championships.

Personal Bests: 10 miles – 54:46.2 (1892); Mar – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 36 Paris Athletics Men's Marathon Great Britain GBR AC DNF

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 36 Paris Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC DNF
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