|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Harold Evelyn•Holding|
|Born||12 April 1883 in Newmarket, Suffolk, England (GBR)|
|Died||20 July 1925 in Coventry, West Midlands, England (GBR)|
|Affiliations||University of Oxford, Oxford (GBR)|
Harold Holding ran for Oxford vs. Cambridge in the 880y (1903-04) and the mile (1902, 1905), his best placing being in 1903 when he finished second in the 880y. His victory on the Oxbridge vs. Harvard/Yale match in 1904 was easily his finest performance when his 1:56.2 placed him second in the world rankings for the year and he defeated the 1904 world leader, Kinahan Cornwallis (1:54.8). Holding never competed at the AAAs. He qualified as a solicitor in 1912 and after war service practiced in London. He was killed in a motor vehicle accident.
Personal Bests: 880y – 1:56.2 (1904).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1908 Summer Olympics||Athletics||GBR||Harold Holding|
|800 metres, Men (Olympic)||3 h7 r1/2|