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Henry Barker

Full name: Henry Barker
Gender: Male
Affiliations: Salford Harriers, Salford (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Henry Barker placed third in the 1907 AAA steeplechase behind fellow Olympians [Joseph English] and [Arthur Robertson] to qualify for the 1908 Olympic Games. As well as competing in the steeplechase, Barker regularly competed in one mile events in the north-west of England. Before turning to track racing Barker raced cross-country, and took part in the National Cross-Country Championship and finished 8th at Leicester in 1901 when Alf Shrubb won the first of his four consecutive titles. He finished 13th when Shrubb won his fourth title, at Wolverhampton in 1904.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer London Athletics Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase Great Britain GBR AC h3 r1/2

Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Three AC DNF
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