Full name: George Charles Henry Knott
Born: August 19, 1910 in Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Died: March 22, 2001
Affiliations: Collingwood Harriers, Clifton Hill (AUS)
George Knott won several Australian and Victorian walking championships. After the 1948 Olympics he turned to public service, in addition to a career as a businessman. He was the publican of the Yorkshire Stingos Hotel in Collingwood, and in 1963-64 served as the Mayor of Collingwood. He also served as an official with the Victorian Amateur Athletic Association for many years, and in 1986 was made a Life Member.
Personal Best: 10kmW â unknown.
|1948 Summer||37||London||Athletics||Men's 10 kilometres Walk||Australia||AUS||7 h1 r1/2|
|1948 Summer||37||London||Athletics||Australia||Round One||Heat One||7|