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Bertie Thompson

Full name: Frederick Bertie Thompson
Nickname(s): Tat
Gender: Male
Born: August 4, 1880 in Holborn, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: December 19, 1956 in Thornton Heath, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Ranelagh Harriers, Richmond (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Having placed sixth in the [Polytechnic Harriers] Trial race, Bertie Thompson was selected for the 1908 Olympic marathon but dropped out after 15 miles, suffering from an injured foot and the heat. He was, however, better known as a walker and was AAA 7 mile champion in 1907, having been runner-up in 1905-06. He served as President of both Ranelagh Harriers (1948-50) and the [London AC] (1951).

Personal Bests: Mar – unknown; 7 miles Walk – 52:46.6 (1907).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 27 London Athletics Men's Marathon Great Britain GBR AC DNF [15 miles]

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 27 London Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC DNF [15 miles]
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