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Leslie Housden

Full name: Leslie George Housden
Gender: Male
Born: October 30, 1894 in Bromley, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: December 19, 1963 in Basingstoke, Hampshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: South London Harriers, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Leslie Housden finished 31st in the 1920 Olympic marathon, more than 40 minutes behind the winner. The younger brother of international hurdler, Fred, he qualified as a doctor at Guy's Hospital and specialized in child welfare work. He was medical advisor to the Save the Children Fund and was awarded the OBE.

Personal Best: Mar – unknown.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 25 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Marathon Great Britain GBR 31

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1920 Summer 25 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 31 3-14:07.0
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