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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)

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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