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Laurence Bond

Full name: Laurence Temple Bond
Gender: Male
Born: December 31, 1905 in Marylebone, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: December 1, 1943 in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Laurence Bond made his only in the University Match in 1927 and the following season set a new UK record of 11-10¼ (3.61). In 1928 he also finished fourth in the World University Games in Paris. In 1930 he made three further improvements to the UK record and placed fifth at the Empire Games. On the outbreak of war, Bond have up an appointment as a pathologist in Southend to join the Emergency Medical Service. Soon after the transfer he underwent an operation for appendicitis which was followed by complications that led to his death, after a long illness.

Personal Best: 3.82 (12-6½) (1930).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Pole Vault Great Britain GBR 10T QR

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 10T 3.50
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group A 5T 3.50
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