Norman Hallows

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Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for  United Kingdom
Bronze medal – third place London 1908 1500 metres

Norman Frederic Hallows (29 December 1886 – 16 October 1968) was an English athlete. Educated at Felsted School, he won the bronze medal and set an Olympic record in the men's 1500 metres race at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, competing on the Great Britain and Ireland team.

His time in the first round was 4:03.4, beating the Olympic record set by American Mel Sheppard only minutes earlier by 1.6 seconds. In the final, Sheppard matched Hallows' first round time while Hallows finished in third place at 4:04.0.


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