|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||George Richard•Parker|
|Born||19 November 1897 in Leichhardt, New South Wales (AUS)|
|Died||18 June 1974 in Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales (AUS)|
|Measurements||183 cm / 81 kg|
|Affiliations||NSW Walking and Field Games Club, (AUS)|
George Parker was the Australian flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics. After having won the silver medal in the 3,000 m walk on the track, beaten only by the Italian Ugo Frigerio, the best race walker of his era, Parker dropped out of his second event, the 10,000 m walk. In 1920, 1922 and 1926 he was Australasian Champion in both the one- and three-mile walks.
Personal Best: 10kmW – 47:31.0 (1920).
|1920 Summer Olympics||Athletics||3,000 metres Walk, Men||Olympic||2||Silver||Representing Australia|
|10 kilometres Walk, Men||Olympic||AC|
|1920 Summer Olympics||Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony||Representing Australia|
If died in 1976, then a possible hit from http://www.ryersonindex.org/
Created: Taavi Kalju at October 04, 2009 06:22, Last edited: Taavi Kalju at October 04, 2009 06:22