Although he never won a Scottish title, GW Young placed second at 440 y (1909) and third 220 y (1909) and 440 y (1908). In 1909 he also finished second at 440 y in the Scotland vs. Ireland match. After winning his 400 heat at the 1908 Olympics, he placed last in his semi. During World War I, he won the MC serving as a lieutenant with the Australian Division.
Personal Bests: 400 – 52.4 (1908); 440y – 52.1e (1909).
|1908 Summer||London||Athletics||Men's 400 metres||Great Britain||GBR||4 h1 r2/3|
|1908 Summer||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Semi-Finals||Heat One||4|
|1908 Summer||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Sixteen||1||QU||52.4||won easily|