1928 International Cross Country Championships

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1928 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 21st
Date 24 March
Host city Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Scotland
Nations participating 5
Athletes participating 45
Races 1
Distances 9.5 mi (15.3 km)

The 1928 International Cross Country Championships was held in Ayr, Scotland, on 24 March 1928.

Complete results,[1] medallists, [2] and the results of British athletes[3] were published.

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men
9.5 mi (15.3 km)
Harry Eckersley
 England
52:34 John Suttie Smith
 Scotland
52:48 Seghir Beddari
 France
53:02
Team
Men  France 45  England 55  Scotland 104

Individual Race Results[edit]

Men's (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Harry Eckersley  England 52:34
2nd, silver medalist(s) John Suttie Smith  Scotland 52:48
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Seghir Beddari  France 53:02
4 Georges Boue  France 53:10
5 Harry Payne  England 53:34
6 Walter Beavers  England 53:35
7 Ernie Harper  England 53:45
8 Emile Chapuis  France 53:49
9 Henri Dartigues  France 54:00
10 Marcel Denis  France 54:02
11 René Granier  France 54:05
12 David Richards Sen.  Wales 54:10
13 Arthur Muggridge  England 54:11
14 Frank Stevenson  Scotland 54:33
15 Henri Lahitte  France 54:40
16 Georges Leclerc  France 54:43
17 Ernie Thomas  Wales 54:47
18 Robbie Sutherland  Scotland 54:54
19 Pat Coyle  Ireland 54:56
20 Dunky Wright  Scotland 55:06
21 Jimmy Wood  Scotland 55:22
22 Danny Phillips  Wales 55:26
23 Albert Worrall  England 55:38
24 Frank Denmead  Wales 55:49
25 Tom Fanning  Ireland 56:07
26 Victor Harman  England 56:25
27 E.R. Leyshon  Wales 56:27
28 Jack Prosser  Wales 56:30
29 Walter Gunn  Scotland 56:41
30 George Magan  Ireland 56:46
31 Robert Henderson  Scotland 56:49
32 Ted Hopkins  Wales 57:25
33 J. Davies  Wales 57:27
34 Harry Russell  Ireland 57:31
35 John Nalty  Ireland 57:32
36 A. Morris  Ireland 57:33
37 Walter Calderwood  Scotland 57:37
38 John Timmins  Ireland 57:45
39 Sammy Tombe  Scotland 58:10
40 W. Smyth  Ireland 58:29
41 S. Driscoll  Wales 58:37
42 P. Dooley  Ireland 1:02:15
Eddie Webster  England DNF
Joseph Robin  France DNF
Tommy Metcalf  England DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  France Seghir Beddari
Georges Boue
Emile Chapuis
Henri Dartigues
Marcel Denis
René Granier
45
2  England Harry Eckersley
Harry Payne
Walter Beavers
Ernie Harper
Arthur Muggridge
Albert Worrall
55
3  Scotland John Suttie Smith
Frank Stevenson
Robbie Sutherland
Dunky Wright
Jimmy Wood
Walter Gunn
104
4  Wales David Richards Sen.
Ernie Thomas
Danny Phillips
Frank Denmead
E.R. Leyshon
Jack Prosser
130
5  Ireland Pat Coyle
Tom Fanning
George Magan
Harry Russell
John Nalty
A. Morris
179

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 45 athletes from 5 countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 15.3km CC Men - Ayr Date: Saturday, March 24, 1928, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on August 5, 2007, retrieved September 28, 2013 
  2. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved September 24, 2013 
  3. ^ 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