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George Buckley

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGeorge John•Buckley
Used nameGeorge•Buckley
Born20 May 1875 in Clapton, Greater London, England (GBR)
Died14 February 1955 in Shanklin, Isle of Wight, England (GBR)
AffiliationsDevon & Somerset Wanderers, Castle Cary (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


George Buckley was one of several members of the Castle Cary cricket club who played in the Paris match. He batted only in the first innings and scored two runs. Of the 22 French dismissals only five were caught, and Buckley claimed one of them, when he held Robert Horne off the bowling of Frederick Christian, when on 15 in France’s first innings.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Cricket GBR George Buckley
Cricket, Men (Olympic) Devon and Somerset Wanderers 1 Gold