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Joseph Kinchin

Full name: Joseph William Kinchin
Gender: Male
Born: June 11, 1884 in Kings Norton, West Midlands, Great Britain
Died: December 23, 1969 in Chadwick End, West Midlands, Great Britain
Affiliations: Sparkhill Harriers, Birmingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Joseph Kinchin helped Sparkhill finish second in the 1907 Midland Counties Junior Cross-Country championship at Derby and in 1908 placed fifth in the steeplechase at the AAAs and ran well enough to be placed second in his heat at the 1908 Olympics behind [Guy Holdaway], but did not advance. After the Olympics he concentrated on shorter distances, 880 yards and one mile, but only raced competitively for a couple more seasons. He later became a successful garage proprietor in Solihull where he was known as “Uncle Joe” to all the local children.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase Great Britain GBR 2 h5 r1/2

Men's 3,200 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Five 2 11:44.0est at 100 yds
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