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Ernest Glover

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameErnest•Glover
Used nameErnest•Glover
Born19 February 1891 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England (GBR)
Died13 April 1954 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England (GBR)
Measurements180 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsHallamshire Harriers, Sheffield (GBR)
NOC Great Britain

Biography

Ernest Glover was a notable cross-country runner who won the Northern title four times (1912-14, 1921), was the National champion in 1913, and represented England in the International four times (1911-14), finishing second in 1913 and third in 1914. On the track he won the AAA 10 miles in 1913 and placed in the 4-miles in 1913 (2nd) and 1919 (3rd). He was also the Northern Counties 10 miles champion three times (1913-14, 1919).

Personal Bests: 3 miles – 14:43.0 (1913); 5000 – 15:22.6 (1912); 6 miles – 30:41.0 (1913); 10000 – 31:48.2 (1913).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Ernest Glover
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 h3 r1/2
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h1 r1/2
Cross-Country, Individual, Men (Olympic) 16
Cross-Country, Team, Men (Olympic) Great Britain 3 Bronze

Errata

Previously recorded as having died in 1918 but that was a different person with the same name.