|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Carl Theodore•van Geyzel|
|Used name||Carl•van Geyzel|
|Born||19 December 1902 in Colombo (SRI)|
|Died||18 January 1971 in Lunuwila (SRI)|
|Affiliations||Achilles Club, (GBR)|
After sharing first place in the high jump at the 1924 Oxbridge Sports, Carl Van Geyzel won the event outright in 1925. He won the AAA high jump in 1926 and second place at the 1928 Championships earned him a place on the British Olympic team that year. One of the best of the early Asian high jumpers, his Ceylon national record stood for more than 25 years. He played cricket for Cambridge University in 1924 but missed winning a blue, and he also represented Ceylon at cricket in 1926-27.
Personal Bests: HJ – 1.90 (6-3) (1925).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1928 Summer Olympics||Athletics||GBR||Carl van Geyzel|
|High Jump, Men (Olympic)||=19 r1/2|