1912 International Cross Country Championships

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1912 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 10th
Date 30 March
Host city Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland Scotland
Location Saughton Public Park
Nations participating 5
Athletes participating 44
Races 1
Distances 10 mi (16.1 km)

The 1912 International Cross Country Championships was held in Edinburgh, Scotland, at the Saughton Public Park on 30 March 1912. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

Complete results,[2] medallists, [3] and the results of British athletes[4] were published.

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men
10 mi (16.1 km)
Jean Bouin
 France
51:46 William Scott
 England
52:19 Frederick Hibbins
 England
52:34
Team
Men  England 41  Scotland 88  Ireland 110

Individual Race Results[edit]

Men's (10 mi / 16.1 km)[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Jean Bouin  France 51:46
2nd, silver medalist(s) William Scott  England 52:19
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Frederick Hibbins  England 52:34
4 George Wallach  Scotland 52:51
5 Puck O'Neill  Ireland 53:07
6 Jacques Keyser  France 53:12
7 Ernest Glover  England 53:14
8 W.J. Tucker  England 53:20
9 James Murphy  Ireland 53:26
10 Fred Neaves  England 53:32
11 Christopher Vose  England 53:45
12 James Hughes  Ireland 53:57
13 J.D. Hughes  Scotland 54:01
14 G.R. Stephen  Scotland 54:05
15 Harry Hughes  Scotland 54:10
16 Edgar Davies  Wales 54:11
17 Ernest Paul  Wales 54:25
18 Jack Miles  Wales 54:26
19 Charles Ruffell  England 54:27
20 Tom Jack  Scotland 54:28
21 Gaston Heuet  France 54:34
22 George MacKenzie  Scotland 54:40
23 H. Holbrook  England 54:44
24 Gustave Lauvaux  France 54:49
25 Alexander Loch  Scotland 55:15
26 J.J Mooney  Ireland 55:30
27 F. Guthrie  Ireland 55:40
28 Angus Kerr  Scotland 55:43
29 Jack Meyrick  Wales 56:02
30 Lucien Fremont  France 56:10
31 Jack J. Martin  Ireland 56:18
32 W. Taylor  Wales 56:21
33 Bob Kerr  Ireland 56:40
34 Will Herring  Wales 56:45
35 Sydney Greenway  England 56:51
36 P.J. Clarke  Ireland 56:55
37 Louis Pauteix  France 56:56
39 W. Millard  Wales 57:35
40 P.J. McGuinness  Ireland 58:30
41 Jean-Marie-Joseph Roche  France 59:42
Georges Dumonteuil  France DNF
Pierre Lalaimode  France DNF
Sam Watt  Scotland DNF
Sid Wilson  Wales DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  England William Scott
Frederick Hibbins
Ernest Glover
W.J. Tucker
Fred Neaves
Christopher Vose
41
2  Scotland George Wallach
J.D. Hughes
G.R. Stephen
Harry Hughes
Tom Jack
George MacKenzie
88
3  Ireland Puck O'Neill
James Murphy
James Hughes
J.J Mooney
F. Guthrie
Jack J. Martin
110
4  France Jean Bouin
Jacques Keyser
Gaston Heuet
Gustave Lauvaux
Lucien Fremont
Louis Pauteix
119
5  Wales Edgar Davies
Ernest Paul
Jack Miles
Jack Meyrick
W. Taylor
Will Herring
146

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 44 athletes from 5 countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Athletics - The International Cross-Country Championship. - The International Cross-Country Championship was held on Saturday at Saughton, Edinburgh..., Glasgow Herald, April 1, 1912, p. 16, retrieved September 26, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 16.1km CC Men - Edinburgh Saughton Public Park Date: Saturday, March 30, 1912, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on August 4, 2007, retrieved September 24, 2013 
  3. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved September 24, 2013 
  4. ^ 36th IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - EDINBURGH 2008 - FACTS & FIGURES - GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND AT THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY & WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS (PDF), IAAF, p. 13ff, archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013, retrieved September 24, 2013