Henry Sutton

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHenry Cecil•Sutton
Used nameHenry•Sutton
Born26 September 1868 in Speen, England (GBR)
Died24 May 1936 in Speen, England (GBR)
NOC Great Britain
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Henry Sutton was the fourth son of Sir Richard Sutton, Bt., who challenged for the America’s Cup in 1885. He was educated at Radley and, like his father, was a member of the Royal Yacht Squadron and served as Commodore of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club. At the 1908 Olympics, Henry sailed aboard Cobweb, which was owned by his brother-in-law Blair Cochrane.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Sailing GBR Henry Sutton
8 metres, Open (Olympic) Cobweb 1 Gold