Great Britain at the
1906 Intercalated Olympics
IOC codeGBR
NOCBritish Olympic Association
in Athens
Competitors47 in 9 sports
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
8
Silver
11
Bronze
5
Total
24
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Athletes from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland competed at the 1906 Intercalated Games in Athens, Greece. 47 athletes, all men, competed in 42 events in 9 sports.[1]

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1906 Intercalated Games

Track
Athlete Events Heat Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Wyndham Halswelle 100 metres Unknown 2 Q Unknown 3 Did not advance
Sidney Abrahams 11.8 1 Q Unknown 4 Did not advance
Alfred Healey 12.2 1 Q Unknown 4 Did not advance
Reginald Reed 12.0 1 Q Did not start Did not advance
Wyndham Halswelle 400 metres 54.0 1 Q n/a Unknown 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
William Anderson Unknown 2 q 54.8 1 Q Unknown 7
John Horne Unknown 3 Did not advance
Reginald Reed Unknown 4 Did not advance
Wyndham Halswelle 800 metres Unknown 2 Q n/a Unknown 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Reginald Crabbe 2:07.6 1 Q n/a Unknown 4
John Horne Unknown 3 n/a Did not advance
William Anderson Unknown 4 n/a Did not advance
John McGough Unknown Unknown n/a Did not advance
John McGough 1500 metres 4:18.8 1 Q n/a 4:12.6 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Reginald Crabbe Unknown 2Q n/a Unknown 7
Arnold Churchill Unknown Unknown n/a Did not advance
Henry Hawtrey Did not finish n/a Did not advance
Henry Hawtrey 5 mile n/a 26:11.8 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Francis Edwards n/a Unknown Unknown
John McGough n/a Unknown Unknown
Henry Weber n/a Unknown Unknown
Arnold Churchill n/a Unknown Unknown
Stephen Carnelly n/a Unknown Unknown
John Daly n/a Disqualified
James Cormack Marathon n/a 3-35:00.0 14
John Daly n/a Did not finish
Alfred Healey 110 metres hurdles 16.5 1 Q n/a Unknown 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Wallis Walters Unknown 3 n/a Did not advance
Robert Wilkinson 1500 metre walk n/a Disqualified
3000 metre walk n/a Disqualified
Field
Athlete Events Final
Result Rank
Con Leahy High jump 1.775 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Peter O'Connor Unknown Unknown
Peter O'Connor Long jump 7.025 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Sidney Abrahams 6.210 5
Peter O'Connor Triple jump 14.075 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Con Leahy 13.980 2nd place, silver medalist(s)

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1906 Intercalated Games

Athlete Events Heat Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
William Pett Individual road race n/a Did not finish
Herbert Bouffler Sprint n/a Unknown 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Herbert Crowther n/a Unknown Unknown
Thomas Matthews n/a Unknown Unknown
Arthur Rushen n/a Unknown Unknown
Herbert Crowther 333 metres time trial n/a 23 1/5 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Herbert Bouffler n/a 24 1/5 8
Thomas Matthews n/a 24 1/5 8
Arthur Rushen n/a 24 3/5 15
Thomas Matthews
Arthur Rushen
Tandem sprint 2000 metres 2:32 3/5 1 Q OR n/a 2:15 1st place, gold medalist(s) OR
Herbert Crowther 5000 metres 3:56 1/5 1 Q 8:41 1 Q Unknown 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Thomas Matthews Unknown 2 Did not advance
Arthur Rushen Unknown 2 Did not advance
Herbert Bouffler 3:40 3/5 1 Q Unknown 3 Did not advance
William Pett 20 kilometres Unknown Unknown Q n/a 29:00 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Herbert Bouffler Unknown Unknown n/a Did not advance
Herbert Crowther Unknown Unknown n/a Did not advance
Thomas Matthews Unknown Unknown n/a Did not advance
Arthur Rushen Unknown Unknown n/a Did not advance

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1906 Intercalated Games

Athlete Event Points Rank
Melville Clark 10 m platform 144.0 5
Harold Smyrk 126.4 17

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1906 Intercalated Games

Athlete Events Heat Group Semifinal Group Final Group
Rank Rank Rank
Edgar Seligman Individual Foil 3 Did not advance
Howard de Walden Thomas Unknown Did not advance
Edgar Seligman Individual Épée 1 Q Unknown Did not advance
Lord Desborough William
Cosmo Duff-Gordon
Charles Robinson
Edgar Seligman
Épée Team  Germany (GER)
9–2
 Belgium (BEL)
14–9
 France (FRA)
15–18 2nd place, silver medalist(s)

Football

Main article: Football at the 1906 Intercalated Games

Although Great Britain didn't send a team, eight British players (all from the same family) represented Smyrna from the Ottoman Empire, they lost their first match 0–5 against Denmark, but then won the silver medal match against one of the Greek sides after the original Greek side defaulted during the final. The eight British silver medal winners were:

  • Edward Charnaud
  • Zareh Couyoumdjian
  • Percy La Fontaine
  • Albert Whittall
  • Donald Whittall
  • Edward Whittall
  • Godfrey Whittall
  • Herbert Whittall

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1906 Intercalated Games

Athlete Events Final
Result Rank
Otto Bauscher Individual All-Around 85 25
Stanley Cooper Individual All-Around (5 events) 71 35
Otto Bauscher 69 37
Stanley Cooper Rope climb 17.6 15

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1906 Intercalated Games

The only British rower was Donald Whittall who competed for a mixed team in the coxed fours.

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1906 Intercalated Games

Athlete Event Target Hits Points Rank
Sidney Merlin Free pistol, 25 metres 30 227 12
Gerald Merlin 30 203 24
Sidney Merlin Free pistol, 50 metres 29 177 23
Gerald Merlin 28 151 29
Gerald Merlin Gras Model Revolver, 20 metres 28 162 21
Sidney Merlin Did not finish
Sidney Merlin Military Revolver, 20 metres 30 222 16
Gerald Merlin 29 191 28
Sidney Merlin Dueling Pistol Au Visé, 20 metres 30 207 10
Gerald Merlin 29 191 16
Gerald Merlin Dueling Pistol Au Commandement, 25 metres 26 111 4
Sidney Merlin 23 103 7
Gerald Merlin Free Rifle any position, 300 metres 30 188 24
Sidney Merlin Did not finish
Gerald Merlin Rifle Gras Model Kneeling or Standing, 200 metres 26 169 6
Sidney Merlin 28 166 7
Sidney Merlin Rifle Kneeling or Standing, 300 metres 30 175 23
Gerald Merlin Trap single shot 16 metres n/a 24 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Sidney Merlin 23 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Sidney Merlin Trap double shot 14 metres n/a 15 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Gerald Merlin 12 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1906 Summer Olympics

Athlete Events Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Paul Radmilovic 100 metres freestyle 1:41.0 1 Q Unknown 4
John Derbyshire Unknown 3 Q Unknown 5
Henry Taylor 400 metres freestyle n/a 6:26.0 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
John Jarvis n/a Unknown 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Paul Radmilovic n/a Unknown 5
John Derbyshire n/a Unknown Unknown
Henry Taylor One mile freestyle n/a 28:28.0 1st place, gold medalist(s)
John Jarvis n/a 30:07.6 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Stanley Cooper n/a Did not finish
Paul Radmilovic n/a Did not finish
William Henry
John Derbyshire
Henry Taylor
John Jarvis
4 x 250 metres freestyle relay n/a Unknown 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)

References

  1. ^ "Great Britain at the 1906 Intercalated Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014.