The 1930 and 1931 Surrey County Champion at 100 yards, Ernie Page made his England dÃ©but in the 1930 Triangular Match against Ireland and Scotland at Hampden Park, Glasgow at the age of just 20. A silver medalist in the 100y at the 1930 British Empire Games, Ernie Page was eliminated in the second round of the 100 metres at the 1932 Olympics. At the 1938 European Championships he reached the semi-finals of the 100 and won a bronze medal in the 4x100 relay (with [Godfrey Brown], [Arthur Sweeney], and the non-Olympian Maurice Scarr). In international dual meets he won his individual event three times in five starts. He was an AAA finalist at 100y six times between 1930 and 1938, winning in 1931, and won the 1938 AAA indoor 70y. Ernie served with the Metropolitan Police for 25 years and won many National Police titles at 100y and 220y. Page eventually retired to Devon in 1945 and later served as President of Torquay AC.
Personal Bests: 100y â 9.8 (1931/37); 100 â 10.7 (1931/37/38); 200 â 21.6 (1937).