1927 International Cross Country Championships

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1927 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 20th
Date 2 April
Host city Caerleon, Monmouthshire, Wales Wales
Location Caerleon Racecourse
Nations participating 5
Athletes participating 44
Races 1
Distances 9 mi (14.5 km)

The 1927 International Cross Country Championships was held in Caerleon, Wales, at the Caerleon Racecourse on 2 April 1927. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald,[1] and on Track Stats.[2]

Complete results,[3] medallists, [4] and the results of British athletes[5] were published.

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men
9 mi (14.5 km)
Lewis Payne
 England
51:40 Seghir Beddari
 France
51:49 Henri Gallet
 France
52:03
Team
Men  France 49  England 61  Scotland 112

Individual Race Results[edit]

Men's (9 mi / 14.5 km)[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Lewis Payne  England 51:40
2nd, silver medalist(s) Seghir Beddari  France 51:49
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Henri Gallet  France 52:03
4 Frank Stevenson  Scotland 52:05
5 Walter Beavers  England 52:08
6 Ernie Thomas  Wales 52:09
7 Henri Lahitte  France 52:16
8 Ernie Harper  England 52:18
9 Roger Pelé  France 52:19
10 E.R. Leyshon  Wales 52:20
11 Emile Chapuis  France 52:23
12 Austin Price  England 52:25
13 Robert Miller  Scotland 52:27
14 Dunky Wright  Scotland 52:36
15 Henry Bowler  England 52:48
16 Pat Coyle  Ireland 52:51
17 Georges Leclerc  France 53:01
18 John Suttie Smith  Scotland 53:04
19 Léon Thierré  France 53:14
20 Tommy Metcalf  England 53:21
21 Danny Phillips  Wales 53:25
22 Jules Ladoumègue  France 53:28
23 Tommy Keating  Ireland 53:30
24 George Magan  Ireland 53:43
25 Patrick Groarke  Ireland 53:48
26 Ted Hopkins  Wales 53:59
27 Jimmy Guy  Wales 54:17
28 John Nalty  Ireland 54:29
29 Sam Ferris  Ireland 54:32
30 Frank Denmead  Wales 54:45
31 James Girvan  Scotland 54:47
32 Alex McMorran  Scotland 54:52
33 Larry Cummins  Ireland 54:57
34 Robert Marchal  France 55:26
35 L.S. Howells  Wales 55:27
36 George Forryan  England 55:35
37 J. Hughes  Wales 55:43
38 Ross Roxburgh  Scotland 55:45
39 Vincent Berry  Wales 55:56
40 Colin Fisher  England 56:32
41 M. Stewart  Scotland 57:12
42 W.C. Plant  Scotland 57:15
43 John Timmins  Ireland 58:52
Sammy Allnutt  England DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  France Seghir Beddari
Henri Gallet
Henri Lahitte
Roger Pelé
Emile Chapuis
Georges Leclerc
49
2  England Lewis Payne
Walter Beavers
Ernie Harper
Austin Price
Henry Bowler
Tommy Metcalf
61
3  Scotland Frank Stevenson
Robert Miller
Dunky Wright
John Suttie Smith
James Girvan
Alex McMorran
112
4  Wales Ernie Thomas
E.R. Leyshon
Danny Phillips
Ted Hopkins
Jimmy Guy
Frank Denmead
120
5  Ireland Pat Coyle
Tommy Keating
George Magan
Patrick Groarke
John Nalty
Sam Ferris
145

Participation[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]