Full name: George Russell Renwick
Born: August 7, 1901 in Marylebone, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: July 25, 1984 in Chichester, West Sussex, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Oxford, Oxford (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
George Renwick attended New College Oxford, served on the committee of the Oxford University Athletics Club and was an Oxford blue in 1923 (440 y) and 1924 (100 y). He was eliminated in the second round of the 400 at the 1924 Olympics but won a bronze medal in the 4x400 as a member of the team that set a new UK record. Renwick later ran for the Achilles Club, a club formed in 1920 for athletes past and present of Oxford and Cambridge Universities. He became a schoolmaster, teaching at Stowe and his old school, Charterhouse, before being appointed Headmaster for Dover College in 1934, a post he held for 20 years. Wales and British Lions full-back and Glamorgan County cricketer Viv Jenkins taught at Dover during Renwickâs time as Head. In 1926 George Renwick wrote the book, Athletics for Boys.
Personal Best: 400 â 50.3 (1924).
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Men's 400 metres||Great Britain||GBR||6 h5 r2/4|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Men's 4 Ã 400 metres Relay||Great Britain||GBR||3||Bronze|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||Quarter-Finals||Heat Five||6|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Eleven||2||QU||50.3|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||GBR||Final||3||3:17.4||50,2|
|1924 Summer||22||Paris||Athletics||Great Britain||GBR||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU||3:22.0|