|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Edwin Herbert•Montague|
|Born||13 April 1885 in Lambeth, Greater London, England (GBR)|
|Died||28 December 1937 in Fulham, Greater London, England (GBR)|
|Affiliations||South London Harriers, London (GBR)|
Between 1903 and 1909, Edwin Montague was a finalist at the AAA Championships on six occasions. As an 18-year-old he was third in 1903 and the following year, while still a junior, he improved to take second place; he won at his fourth attempt in 1907. In 1908 he equaled the world record for 600y (1:11.0) and his 1905 mark for 1,000m (2:46.2) is recognized as the inaugural UK best over the distance. He represented Surrey at football (soccer) and worked initially as a Civil Servant before entering the wine trade.
Personal Bests: 220y – 22.6 (1908); 400 – 49.6e (1908).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1908 Summer Olympics||Athletics||GBR||Edwin Montague|
|400 metres, Men (Olympic)||2 h2 r2/3|
|1,600 metres Medley Relay, Men (Olympic)||Great Britain||2 h3 r1/2|