1924 International Cross Country Championships

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1924 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 17th
Date 22 March
Host city Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland, England England
Location Gosforth Park
Nations participating 6
Athletes participating 52
Races 1
Distances 10 mi (16.1 km)

The 1924 International Cross Country Championships was held in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, at Gosforth Park on 22 March 1924. 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)
Bill Cotterell
 England
55:35.4 Ernie Harper
 England
55:40 Eddie Webster
 England
56:21
Team
Men  England 21  France 80  Scotland 133

Individual Race Results[edit]

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

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Bill Cotterell  England 55:35.4
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ernie Harper  England 55:40
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eddie Webster  England 56:21
4 Joe Blewitt  England 56:33
5 Joseph Williams  England 56:38
6 Ralph Stanton  England 56:45
7 Julien Schnellmann  France 56:51
8 Gaston Heuet  France 56:58
9 Arthur Sewell  England 57:09
10 Jean Manhès  France 57:11
11 Ernie Thomas  Wales 57:13
12 David Richards Sen.  Wales 57:29
13 John Cecil Benham  England 57:31
14 Robert Marchal  France 57:35
15 Camiel Van de Velde  Belgium 57:37
16 Archie Craig Sr.  Scotland 57:39
17 James G. McIntyre  Scotland 57:47
18 Dunky Wright  Scotland 57:52
19 Jim Wilson  Scotland 57:57
20 Emile Gaudé  France 58:07
21 Ernest Bedel  France 58:10
22 D. Healy  Ireland 58:10
23 George Wallach  Scotland 58:13
24 Félicien Van De Putte  Belgium 58:14
25 B.D. Hammond  Wales 58:18
26 Marcel Denis  France 58:23
27 John Martin  Ireland 58:26
28 Maurice Norland  France 58:45
29 George Magan  Ireland 58:48
30 Harry Clarke  England 58:55
31 W. McFerran  Ireland 58:57
32 E.R. Leyshon  Wales 59:21
33 A. Gilmore  Ireland 59:30
34 Yves Cattelaine  Belgium 59:36
35 Pierre de Rom  Belgium 59:38
36 Leon Degrande  Belgium 59:39
37 Georges Bertrand  Belgium 1:00:00
38 J. Manning  Ireland 1:00:01
39 Jimmy Guy  Wales 1:00:35
40 Robert McIntyre  Scotland 1:00:37
41 H.L. Russell  Ireland 1:02:15
42 Julien Van Campenhout  Belgium 1:02:45
43 Frantz Donat  France 1:02:50
44 Danny Phillips  Wales 1:02:51
45 Emile Hanneuse  Belgium 1:04:51
46 J. Cox  Wales 1:05:03
47 T. Glancy  Scotland 1:07:21
48 A.W. Johnson  Wales 1:08:12
J. Corcoran  Ireland DNF
John Ryan  Ireland DNF
Charles Freshwater  Scotland DNF
James McIntyre  Scotland DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  England Bill Cotterell
Ernie Harper
Eddie Webster
Joe Blewitt
Joseph Williams
Ralph Stanton
21
2  France Julien Schnellmann
Gaston Heuet
Jean Manhès
Robert Marchal
Emile Gaudé
Ernest Bedel
80
3  Scotland Archie Craig Sr.
James G. McIntyre
Dunky Wright
Jim Wilson
George Wallach
Robert McIntyre
133
4  Wales Ernie Thomas
David Richards Sen.
B.D. Hammond
E.R. Leyshon
Jimmy Guy
Danny Phillips
163
5  Ireland D. Healy
John Martin
George Magan
W. McFerran
A. Gilmore
J. Manning
180
6  Belgium Camiel Van de Velde
Félicien Van De Putte
Yves Cattelaine
Pierre De Rom
Leon Degrande
Georges Bertrand
181

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 52 athletes from 6 countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cross-Country - England wins international contest - England on Saturday won the big international contest at Gosforth Park, Northumberland, in a remarkable manner..., Glasgow Herald, March 24, 1924, p. 15, retrieved September 27, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 16.1km CC Men - Newcastle-on-Tyne Gosforth Park Date: Saturday, March 22, 1924, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on August 6, 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