Theodore Just

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameTheodore Hartmann•Just
Used nameTheodore•Just
Born23 April 1886 in Bristol, England (GBR)
Died13 February 1937 in Marylebone, England (GBR)
AffiliationsUniversity of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Theodore Just won his blue as a half-miler in 1907-09 and in 1908 he also ran in the mile. In 1908 he won the 880y for Cambridge vs. Oxford and was the AAA Champion. On leaving Cambridge, Theodore Just studied medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and won the United Hospitals 880y title for four successive years. After serving as a major in the RAMC during the war, he qualified as a FRCS in 1920 and held an appointment as aural surgeon at St. Bart’s for many years.

Personal Best: 880y – 1:55.8 (1908).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Theodore Just
800 metres, Men (Olympic) 5
1,600 metres Medley Relay, Men (Olympic) Great Britain 2 h3 r1/2