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William Scott

Full name: William Scott
Gender: Male
Born: March 23, 1886
Affiliations: Salford Harriers
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

William Scott was the winner of the AAA 10 miles in 1911-12, the Northern 4 miles from 1910-12, and the Northern 10 miles in 1911-12. He finished second in the AAA 4 miles in three consecutive years 1910-12, losing to Olympians [Albert Hill], [Hannes Kolehmainen] and [George Hutson] respectively. He also finished second in the National cross-country in 1911 and represented England in the International cross-country race four times (1910-13), finishing second in 1912. Scott was a member of the winning England team on all four occasions, and never finished below ninth in the individual race. Scott started his career at Broughton Harriers before joining Salford Harriers in 1912.

Personal Bests: 3 miles – 14:57.6 (1911); 5000 – 15:20.0 (1912); 6 miles – 30:47.6 (1912); 10000 – 31:57.5 (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Great Britain GBR AC
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Men's Cross-Country, Individual Great Britain GBR AC DNF
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Men's Cross-Country, Team Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Final AC DNF
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Three 2 QU 32:55.2

Men's Cross-Country, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC DNF

Men's Cross-Country, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Athletics Great Britain GBR Final Standings 3 49 DNF
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