John Horne

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Intercalated Games
Full nameJohn William•Horne
Used nameJohn•Horne
Born7 November 1877 in Netherton, Worcestershire, England (GBR)
AffiliationsUniversity of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR) / L.A.C., London (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


At Cambridge, John Horne attended both St. John’s (1900-03) and Magdalene (1903-06) Colleges but failed to win a blue. He was the Midland Counties 440y champion in 1904.The son of Dudley pub landlord he attended Dudley school before going up to Cambridge. He spent a while as an assistant master at St. John’s College, Grimsargh, near Preston.

Personal Bests: 440y – 53.2 (1904); 800 – unknown.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics GBR John Horne
400 metres, Men (Intercalated) 3 h3 r1/3
800 metres, Men (Intercalated) 3 h3 r1/2
1,500 metres, Men (Intercalated) DNS