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Harry Corner

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHarry Richard•Corner
Used nameHarry•Corner
Born9 July 1874 in Taunton, Somerset, England (GBR)
Died7 June 1938 in Radyr, Cardiff, Wales (GBR)
AffiliationsDevon & Somerset Wanderers, Castle Cary (GBR) / Taunton Cricket Club, Taunton (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Harry Corner was educated at Blundell’s School and later played for Castle Cary. He was not one of the original selections for the Olympic match but was added to the team at the last minute after both teams had agreed to field twelve players each. He left his native Taunton quite early in life and became a partner in a firm of wool merchants in Wales.


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