Full name: Aubrey Vincent Reeve
Born: September 19, 1911 in Paddington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: July 17, 1996 in Tooting, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Polytechnic Harriers, London (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
After placing third in the mile at the 1933 AAA Championships, Aubrey Reeve improved his personal best by six seconds at the 1934 Southern Counties Championships with a sensational victory over Sydney Wooderson and Jack Lovelock. In the 1934 British Empire Games he finished fourth in the 1 mile. Although he won the mile against Finland in 1935, he began to concentrate on the 3 miles that year and won the AAA title. He also placed third in the 3 miles at the Championships in 1936 and 1939 and was a finalist in the 5K at the 1936 Olympics. After the Olympics he was a prominent field event judge and referee.
Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:54.2 (1935); Mile – 4:14.8 (1934); 3 miles – 14:11.6 (1939); 5000 – 15:06.8 (1936).
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