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Aubrey Reeve

Full name: Aubrey Vincent Reeve
Gender: Male
Born: September 19, 1911 in Paddington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: July 17, 1996 in Tooting, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Polytechnic Harriers, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


After placing third in the mile at the 1933 AAA Championships, Aubrey Reeve improved his personal best by six seconds at the 1934 Southern Counties Championships with a sensational victory over [Sydney Wooderson] and [Jack Lovelock]. In the 1934 British Empire Games he finished fourth in the 1 mile. Although he won the mile against Finland in 1935, he began to concentrate on the 3 miles that year and won the AAA title. He also placed third in the 3 miles at the Championships in 1936 and 1939 and was a finalist in the 5K at the 1936 Olympics. After the Olympics he was a prominent field event judge and referee.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:54.2 (1935); Mile – 4:14.8 (1934); 3 miles – 14:11.6 (1939); 5000 – 15:06.8 (1936).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Great Britain GBR AC

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final AC DNF
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat One 5 QU 15:06.8
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