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George Renwick

Full name: George Russell Renwick
Gender: Male
Born: August 7, 1901 in Marylebone, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: July 25, 1984 in Chichester, West Sussex, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Oxford, Oxford (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Biography

An Oxford blue in 1923 (440 y) and 1924 (100 y), George Renwick was eliminated in the second round of the 400 at the 1924 Olympics but won a bronze medal in the 4×400 as a member of the team that set a new UK record. He became a schoolmaster, teaching at Stowe and his old school, Charterhouse, before being appointed Headmaster for Dover College in 1934. In 1926 he wrote the book, Athletics for Boys.

Personal Best: 400 – 50.3 (1924).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 6 h5 r2/4
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Five 6
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Eleven 2 QU 50.3

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ST
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 3 3:17.4 50,2
1924 Summer 22 Paris Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:22.0
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