Arthur Astley

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Arthur Astley (1881 – 1915) was a British athlete from Lancashire. He was a member of the Salford Harriers.

Astley competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London where he ran the 800 metres, finishing second in his semi-final (first round) heat with a time of 1:59.9. He did not advance to the final.

The next day, Astley also took second place in his preliminary heat of the 400 metres, not advancing to the semifinals.


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