Arthur Sweeney

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Arthur Sweeney
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing  England
British Empire Games
Gold medal – first place 1934 London 100 yards
Gold medal – first place 1934 London 220 yards
Gold medal – first place 1934 London 4×110 yards
Representing  Great Britain
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1938 Paris 4×100 metre

Arthur Wellington Sweeney (20 May 1909 – 27 December 1940) was an English athlete who competed for Great Britain in the 1936 Summer Olympics.

He was born in Dublin, Ireland and was killed in a flying accident in Takoradi, Gold Coast.

In 1936 he was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 100 metres event and in the first round of the 200 metres competition.

At the 1934 Empire Games he won the gold medal in the 100 yards contest and in the 220 yards event. He was also a member of the English relay team which won the gold medal in the 4×110 yards competition.

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