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Herb Bignall

Full name: Herbert James "Herb" Bignall
Gender: Male
Born: January 28, 1906 in Reigate, Surrey, Great Britain
Died: October 30, 1989 in Redhill, Surrey, Great Britain
Affiliations: Highgate Harriers, Highgate (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


After placing third in the 1928 Poly marathon, Herb Bignall finished fourth in the AAA race (2-45:10) and showed almost identical form (2-45:44) in Amsterdam to place 21st in the Olympic marathon. The following year he again finished third in the Poly and in 1930 he improved to take second place. Later in 1930 he placed fifth in the Empire Games marathon.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-44:02.0 (1930).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Marathon Great Britain GBR 21

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 21 2-45:44
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