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Bobby Graham

Full name: Robert "Bobby" Graham
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: August 4, 1909 in Glasgow, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Died: April 17, 1963 in Carluke, South Lanarkshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Maryhill Harriers, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Bobby Graham was a four-time Scottish mile champion (1936-39), who twice finished third at the AAA Championships (1936-37). He finished fifth in a high quality field at the 1934 British Empire Games 1 mile but was eliminated in the heats at the 1936 Olympics 1,500 metres. He was also eliminated in the heats of the 1934 British Empire Games 880 yards. In the 1938 British Empire Games he did not finish the 1 mile final and was again eliminated in the heats of the 880 yards. In the British Empire Games he competed for Scotland. His Scottish mile record (4:12.0), set in 1935, was not beaten for almost 20 years.

Personal Bests: 880y – 1:55.8 (1932); 1500 – 3:54.4 (1937); Mile – 4:12.0 (1935).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Great Britain GBR 4 h3 r1/2

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Three 4 3:56.6
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