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Francis Knott

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrancis Arthur•Knott
Used nameFrancis•Knott
Born11 August 1882 in Haringey, Greater London, England (GBR)
Died24 March 1958 in Worthing, West Sussex, England (GBR)
AffiliationsSouth London Harriers, London (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


At the AAA Championships, Francis Knott finished fourth in the mile in 1906 and third in 1908. He also placed sixth in the 10 miles in 1906. He finished second in the 1908 Olympic 1500 trials.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 4:03.0e (1908); Mile – 4:23.2e (1908); 3 miles – 15:01.4 (1908).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Francis Knott
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h1 r1/2