Beauchamp Day

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Beauchamp Day was an Irish sprinter who was Ireland's championship runner in the early 1910s.[1][2][3] He regularly competed at the Australian gold fields of Kalgoorlie; his 1906 defeat there at the hands of Arthur Postle being an event of some notoriety.[2] On 1 April 1907 he recorded a then-world record time for the 400 metre sprint.


  1. ^ Ross, J. R. (1988). "Postle, Arthur Benjamin (1881–1965)". Australian Dictionary of National Biography. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Australia's Champion Arthur Postle". Mirror. Perth. 19 April 1930. p. 7. 
  3. ^ "Recreation-Sprinting". Government of Western Australia. Retrieved 19 February 2014.