Full name: James Patrick Roche
Born: 1886 in Cork, Cork, Ireland
Died: June 7, 1917 in [unknown], Unknown, France
Affiliations: Knockrea Athletic Club, IRL / Queens College, Cork, IRL
Country: Great Britain
After winning the 220 y at the Gaelic AA Championships in 1906, Patrick Roche subsequently competed in the Irish AAA Championships, winning both sprints in 1907 and the 100 y again in 1908-09. He also won the 110 y for Ireland vs. Scotland three times (1907-08, 1910). Serving as a lieutenant with the Royal Engineers, Roche won an MC in World War I, but was later killed in action.
Personal Bests: 100y – 10.2 (1907); 200 – 22.6e (1908).
|1908 Summer||London||Athletics||Men's 100 metres||Great Britain||GBR||3 h1 r2/3|
|1908 Summer||London||Athletics||Men's 200 metres||Great Britain||GBR||2 h4 r2/3|
|1908 Summer||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Semi-Finals||Heat One||3|
|1908 Summer||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Seventeen||1||QU||11.4|