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Harry Whittle

Full name: Harry Whittle
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: May 2, 1922 in Bolton, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: May 11, 1990 in Bolton, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Affiliations: Reading Athletic Club, Reading (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Harry Whittle finished fifth in the 1950 British Empire Games 440 yards hurdles as well as in the 1950 British Empire Games long jump. In the 1950 British Empire Games triple jump he finished tenth and in the 1950 British Empire Games 440 yards he was eliminated in the heats. In the British Empire Games he competed for England. He was captain of the British athletics team at the Helsinki Olympic Games.

Personal Bests: 400H – 52.4y (1953); LJ – 7.25 (1947).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR 4 h2 r2/3
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Men's Long Jump Great Britain GBR 7
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR 5

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) ATM T(A 1/10) T(A) L
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 53.4 at 1.58
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 1 QU 56.9 56.9
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final 5 53.1 53.36 5
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 52.9 52.98
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Three 3 QU 52.8 52.94
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Eight 2 QU 53.9

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain Final Round 7 7.030
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 10 QC 7,030
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 4 7.030
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B Round One 6 6.560
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 3 7.030
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 6.930
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