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Richard Yorke

Full name: Richard Francis Charles Yorke
Gender: Male
Born: July 28, 1885 in Kensington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: December 22, 1914 in [unknown], Unknown, France
Affiliations: Surrey AC, Kingston-upon-Thames (GBR) / L.A.C., London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Initially a steeplechaser, Richard Yorke was disqualified in the heats of the 1908 Olympics. On switching to the flat, he placed third in the AAA mile in 1909 and won the Kinnaird 880 y in 1913. He was killed in action while serving as a sergeant in the London Scottish.

Personal Bests: 880y – 1:59.4 (1913); 1500 – 4:07.2 (1912); Mile – 4:28.0 (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase Great Britain GBR AC h4 r1/2
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Men's 800 metres Great Britain GBR 3 h6 r1/3
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Great Britain GBR 4 h5 r1/2

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Six 3

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Five 4

Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Four AC DQ
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