Edgar Lloyd

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdgar William•Lloyd
Used nameEdgar•Lloyd
Born31 July 1886 in Lewisham, England (GBR)
Died3 January 1972 in Bromley, England (GBR)
AffiliationsHerne Hill Harriers, Mitcham (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


In a track race organized by Finchley Harriers at Stamford Bridge in 1913, Edgar Lloyd set new British records for every distance from 41 to 50 miles (6-13:58). He was a leading authority on the French composer, Michael Balfe.

Personal Best: Mar (360 yds. short) – 2-45:08.0 (1912).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Edgar Lloyd
Marathon, Men (Olympic) 25