|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Ernest Edward•Larner|
|Born||25 June 1880 in Hammersmith, Greater London, England (GBR)|
|Died||21 June 1963 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England (GBR)|
|Affiliations||Highgate Harriers, Highgate (GBR)|
The younger brother of two-time Olympic gold medalist, George Larner, Ernest Larner placed fourth in the AAA 7 miles walk in 1908, in a race that saw his brother disqualified. Ernest was selected for both the Olympic walking events that year and reached the final of the 10 miles but finished fifth in a race won by his brother George. The son of a London plasterer, Ernst Larner became a librarian at Shepherd’s Bush library. He saw service with the Royal Army Medical Corps in World War I.
Personal Bests: 7 mile Walk – 54:30.2 (1908); 10 miles Walk – 1-21:25.4 (1908).
|1908 Summer Olympics||Athletics||3,500 metres Walk, Men||Olympic||4 h3 r1/2||Representing Great Britain|
|10 mile Walk, Men||Olympic||5|