Arnold Churchill

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Intercalated Games
Full nameArnold Robertson•Churchill
Used nameArnold•Churchill
Born4 March 1883 in Wandsworth, Greater London, England (GBR)
Died23 April 1975 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England (GBR)
AffiliationsUniversity of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


The son of a book publisher, Arnold Churchill attended Harrow School and then went to Caius College, Cambridge, and was the winner of the 3 miles for Cambridge vs. Oxford in 1904 and also was the winner of the University cross-country match in 1903 and again in 1904 in a record 42 minutes 17-8 seconds. He qualified as a barrister in 1907 and was called to the Inner Temple. He moved to Birmingham from London before the War and set up his legal practice. After serving as a Captain in the London Regiment in World War I, he returned to his practice in Birmingham, and continued working in it well into his eighties.

Personal Bests: 2 miles – 9:36.2 (1904); 3 miles (14:57.6 (1904).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics GBR Arnold Churchill
1,500 metres, Men (Intercalated) AC h1 r1/2
5 miles, Men (Intercalated) AC
Marathon, Men (Intercalated) DNS