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Reginald Revans

Full name: Reginald William Revans
Gender: Male
Born: May 14, 1907 in Wem, Shropshire, Great Britain
Died: January 8, 2003
Affiliations: University of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Although only fourth in the 1928 AAA long jump, Reginald Revans was the leading Briton and was selected for the Olympics. He again placed fourth at the 1933 AAAs. After second in the long jump at the 1930 Oxford vs. Cambridge sports, he won the event the following year, when he also competed in the long jump. Revans was second in the triple jump as well as in the long jump at the 1930 British Empire Games. He also competed in the 1930 British Empire Games High Jump. An internationally respected academic in the field of industrial education, he was a lecturer at many distinguished institutions, including the University of Michigan, and Southern Methodist University (SMU).

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.20 (23-7½) (1929); TJ – 14.29 (46-10¾) (1930).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Long Jump Great Britain GBR 32 QR

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 32 6.58
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group C 9 6.58