Duncan Macmillan

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCharles Duncan•Macmillan
Used nameDuncan•Macmillan
Born1 June 1890 in Nottingham, England (GBR)
Died15 September 1963 in Perth, Western Australia (AUS)
AffiliationsUniversity of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


A Cambridge blue (1910-12), Duncan Macmillan won the 100 y in the 1911 University Match and both the 100 y and 440 y in 1912. In 1911 he finished second in the 220 y at the Empire Festival at the Crystal Palace. At the Stockholm Olympics, he was hampered by an injured tendon, and was eliminated in the second round of the 200. Macmillan left Trinity College, Cambridge in 1912 without graduating and during the war served as a lieutenant in the South Notts Hussars. He later settled in Australia where he worked for the Federal Attorney General’s Department in Perth.

Personal Bests: 100y – 10.0 (1911); 200 – 23.0 (1912); 440y – 49.4 (1912).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Duncan Macmillan
100 metres, Men (Olympic) AC h12 r1/3
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h4 r2/3
400 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS

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