Ernest Hutcheon

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameErnest Henry•Hutcheon
Used nameErnest•Hutcheon
Born17 June 1889 in Toowoomba, Queensland (AUS)
Died9 June 1937 in Brisbane, Queensland (AUS)
NOC Australasia
Nationality Australia


Ernest Hutcheon was born in Toowoomba, Queensland to parents who were both Australian schoolteachers. In addition to athletics, he became a well-known cricketer, representing Queensland in seven Sheffield Shield Matches, débuting in April 1920 against New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Hutcheon’s business career was as a barrister, practicing in the Crown Law Office and with a private practice in Toowoomba. He fought in World War I, eventually reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and suffering severely from a gas attack, from which he never fully recovered.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics ANZ AUS Ernest Hutcheon
100 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
Standing High Jump, Men (Olympic) AC
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Standing Long Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS

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