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G. W. Young

Full name: G. W. Young
Gender: Male
Affiliations: Bellahouston Harriers, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Although he never won a Scottish title, GW Young placed second at 440 y (1909) and third 220 y (1909) and 440 y (1908). In 1909 he also finished second at 440 y in the Scotland vs. Ireland match. After winning his 400 heat at the 1908 Olympics, he placed last in his semi. During World War I, he won the MC serving as a lieutenant with the Australian Division.

Personal Bests: 400 – 52.4 (1908); 440y – 52.1e (1909).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer London Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 4 h1 r2/3

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 4
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Sixteen 1 QU 52.4 won easily
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