Sam Ferris

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Sam Ferris
Medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver 1932 Los Angeles Marathon
Competitor for  England
British Empire Games
Silver 1930 Hamilton Marathon

Samuel "Sam" Ferris (29 August 1900 – 21 March 1980) was a British athlete who competed mainly in the marathon. He was born in Magherabeg, near Dromore, County Down in Ireland. He won a silver medal for Great Britain in the marathon at the 1932 Summer Olympics.[1]

He served as the second president of the then recently formed UK Road Runners Club during 1954.


  1. ^ "Sam Ferris Olympic Results". Retrieved 2012-10-10.