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Haswell Wilson

Full name: George Haswell Wilson
Gender: Male
Born: May 13, 1884 in Bristol, Bristol, Great Britain
Died: February 28, 1951 in Birmingham, West Midlands, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Glasgow, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

While a medical student at Glasgow University, Haswell Wilson shared the Scottish high jump title in 1908 and won outright in 1909. At the 1908 Olympics he was eliminated in the qualifying rounds. He held the chair of pathology at the University of Birmingham for more than 25 years and was a vice-president of the University Athletic Club during that period. Professor Haswell Wilson was held in the highest regard by his peers, and The Lancet noted in his obituary that “his post-mortem technique was beautiful to watch..

Personal Best: HJ – 1.753 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's High Jump Great Britain GBR 10T

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H(M) H(I)
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 10T 1.77 5-9¾
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round NP 1.77 5-9¾
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group D 1T 1.77 5-9¾
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