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Edward Wheller

Full name: Edward William Wheller
Gender: Male
Born: May 23, 1896 in Paddington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: December 14, 1968 in Westminster, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Surrey AC, Kingston-upon-Thames (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


At the 1915 LAC Schools' meeting, Edward Wheller performed the remarkable feat of winning at 440 y and 880 y and placing second in the steeplechase in one afternoon. In 1920 he won the AAA 440 y hurdles after qualifying from the heats as the fastest loser, and was eliminated in the semis in the event at the Olympics. After the Games, he represented the British Empire vs. USA. He initially attended Paddington Secondary School and, after spending a year at Latymer Upper School, he became a student at Borough Road Teachers' Training College.

Personal Bests: 440yH – 57.4 (1920).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR 4 h2 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Two 4
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Three 2 QU 58.4est 5 m. bh1
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