Frank Norris

Biographical information

Full nameFrank William•Norris
Used nameFrank•Norris
Born28 May 1899 in Romford, England (GBR)
Died4 February 1970 in ?, Surrey (GBR)
AffiliationsSouth London Harriers
NOC Great Britain


Having won the 100 yards title at the 1921 South London Harriers Championship, Frank Norris competed in his first AAAs. Competing in the 220 yards, he was beaten in his heat by the eventual runner-up Harold Abrahams. Norris won the 220 yards at the 1924 Southern Championships at Woolwich, which acted as an Olympic trial, and he gained selection onto the 4 x 100 metres relay squad for the Paris Olympics as a reserve. At the 1925 Surrey Championships, Norris won the 220 and was runner-up in the 100, and in both 1925 and 1926 was in the Surrey 4 x 110 yards relay squad that finished second in the Inter-counties Championship.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Frank Norris
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Great Britain DNS