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George Mayberry

Full name: George Mahony Mayberry
Gender: Male
Born: July 24, 1883 in Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland
Died: November 21, 1961 in Frant, East Sussex, Great Britain
Affiliations: Clonliffe Harriers, Dublin (IRL)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


After leaving Dublin University, George Mayberry joined Clonliffe Harriers (Ireland) and was later President of the club. He was one of three ex -Clonliffe Harriers members to compete at the 1908 Olympics, [John Reid] and [Joe Deakin] being the others, although Deakin had returned to England in 1903 and was a member of Herne Hill Harriers at the time of the Games. Originally a miler in his younger days at University, Mayberry represented Great Britain in the triple jump at the Olympics, but he was an outstanding high jumper and was runner-up at the IAAA Championships on four occasions, 1906-07 (to [Con Leahy]) and 1910 -11. He won his first international cap for Ireland in the meeting with Scotland in 1906. Mayberry served with the Royal Army Medical Corps from 1914-19 reaching the rank of captain. Between 1927-49 Doctor Mayberry was the medical superintendent of Dagenham Sanatorium and Landon Hills Sanatorium for Children

Personal Best: TJ – unknown.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics Men's Triple Jump Great Britain GBR AC

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round AC
1908 Summer 24 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B AC
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