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Frederick Chauncy

Full name: Frederick Charles Leslie Chauncy
Gender: Male
Born: December 22, 1904 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: June 4, 1986 in Ringwood, Hampshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Polytechnic Harriers, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


At the 1925 AAA Championships, Frederick Chauncy finished fourth in the 120y hurdles and was selected for the match against France. In 1928 he fell heavily in his heat of the AAA 440y hurdles but was still chosen for the Olympic team. In Amsterdam he reached the semi-finals but, following an unfortunate draw, he was eliminated by the athletes who took the first three places in the final. Commissioned into the King’s Regiment he surprisingly never won an Army title. From 1932-36, he served as British Vice-Consul in Mohammerah, Persia.

Personal Bests: 120yH – 16.4 (1925); 440yH – 58.0e (1928).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR 6 h1 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 6
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 2 QU
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