Full name: Ernest Edward Larner
Born: June 25, 1880 in Hammersmith, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: June 21, 1963 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Highgate Harriers, Highgate (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Related Olympians: Brother of George Larner.
The younger brother of two-time Olympic gold medalist, [George Larner], Ernest Larner placed fourth in the AAA 7 miles walk in 1908, in a race that saw his brother disqualified. Ernest was selected for both the Olympic walking events that year and reached the final of the 10 miles but finished fifth in a race won by his brother George. The son of a London plasterer, Ernst Larner became a librarian at Shepherdâs Bush library. He saw service with the Royal Army Medical Corps in World War I.
Personal Bests: 7 mile Walk â 54:30.2 (1908); 10 miles Walk â 1-21:25.4 (1908).
|1908 Summer||27||London||Athletics||Men's 3,500 metres Walk||Great Britain||GBR||4 h3 r1/2|
|1908 Summer||27||London||Athletics||Men's 10 mile Walk||Great Britain||GBR||5|
|1908 Summer||27||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Three||4||16:10.0|
|1908 Summer||27||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Final||5||1-24:26.2|
|1908 Summer||27||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat One||2T||QU||1-21:25.4|