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Henry Weber

Full name: Henry Guy Weber
Gender: Male
Born: November 5, 1885 in Wandsworth, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: August 25, 1959 in Teignmouth, Devon, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Educated at Rugby and then Clare College Cambridge, Henry Weber won the Freshman’s cross-country race in 1903 and went on to become a cross-country blue for Cambridge in 1905 and 1906, when he captained the team. In his only appearance in the Oxbridge Sports in 1907, he finished second in the mile. Called to the Bar in 1908, Weber joined Shell Oil and became General Manager for India. Compelled to remain there during the 1914-18 war, he joined the Bombay Defence Force. After the war, he served with Shell in Spain and London before resigning to join the Stock Exchange. On the outbreak of war in 1939, Weber joined the Censorship and travelled widely, with his last appointment being in the West Indies, where he settled after the war, and took up the post of Secretary-Director of the Globe Theatre in Port of Spain, Trinidad. He died in England while on annual leave.

Personal Best: Mile – 4:27.2 (1907).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer 20 Athina Athletics Men's 5 mile Great Britain GBR AC

Men's 5 mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1906 Summer 20 Athina Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC
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