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William Moore

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilliam Craig•Moore
Used nameWilliam•Moore
Born5 April 1890 in Fulham, Greater London, England (GBR)
Died12 May 1956 in Worthing, West Sussex, England (GBR)
AffiliationsUniversity of Oxford, Oxford (GBR)
NOC(s) Great Britain


Educated at Felsted School and Exeter College, Oxford, William Moore represented Oxford against Cambridge in the mile (1911-13) and cross-country (1910-12), when he was on the winning side all three times. In 1911 he represented Oxford and Cambridge against the combined Universities of Harvard & Yale at Queen’s Club. He was elected honorary secretary of the Oxford University Athletic Club in 1911 and the following year became president. After University, Moore became a Civil Servant and spent time in Nigeria during World War I.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 4:11.2e (1912); Mile – 4:28.6e (1911); 3000 – unknown.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics 1,500 metres, Men Olympic 3 h6 r1/2 Representing Great Britain    
  3,000 metres, Team, Men Olympic Great Britain 3 Bronze