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William Seagrove

Full name: William Raymond Seagrove
Gender: Male
Born: July 2, 1898 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: June 25, 1980 in Seaford, East Sussex, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR) / Achilles Club, (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

After winning the 880 at the London AC Schools' meeting in 1916, William Seagrove served in the war as a lieutenant in the Worcestershire Regiment. On going up to Cambridge, he was the winner against Oxford in the cross-country match in 1921 and the 3 miles in 1922. He placed fifth in the AAA mile in 1920 and, after winning the Scottish 880y in 1926, he won the mile at both the AAA and the Scottish Championships in 1924. He became a schoolmaster and, after teaching at Gleanalmond, he was appointed Headmaster of a preparatory school in Seaford, Sussex.

Personal Bests: 880y – 1:58.0 (1927); Mile - 4:21.2 (1924); 3000 – 9:00.0e (1920); 3 miles – 14:49.6 (1923); 5000 – 15:21.0 (1920).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Great Britain GBR 6
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 3,000 metres, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics Men's 3,000 metres, Team Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain Final 6 15:21.0
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Three 3 QU 15:53.6

Men's 3,000 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP ST MB
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain GBR Final Standings 2 20 9/8
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 2 20 9/8
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 11 5 9:00.0est 1 m. bh4
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics Great Britain GBR Final Standings 2 14 16
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 2 14 16
1924 Summer 25 Paris Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 2 QU 15 9