Edgar Walton

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdgar•Walton
Used nameEdgar•Walton
Born8 May 1902 in Shipley, England (GBR)
Died8 August 1984 in ?, West Yorkshire (GBR)
AffiliationsBradford GC, Bradford (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Edgar Walton was a member of the Bradford Gymnastics Club that won the national team title in 1935. Previously he had been the Yorkshire amateur champion in 1927 and 1928. Walton did his selection for the Amsterdam Olympics no harm with an excellent performance in the Olympic trial at Bootle (Liverpool) in December 1927. An outstanding performer on the parallel bars, he went on to win the Northern Counties overall title, and in 1930 was third in the national championship.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GBR Edgar Walton
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 79
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Great Britain 11
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =69
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 81
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =57
Rings, Men (Olympic) 82
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 80