Cecil Kinahan

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Cecil Edward Kinahan (April 15, 1879 – March 15, 1912) was an Irish track and field athlete who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

He was born in Norwood, Greater London to Irish parents. He represented Ireland internationally. In 1908 he was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 110 metre hurdles event after finished second in his heat.

He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) on 20 May 1899, and promoted to a lieutenant on 24 February 1900.[1] He died in Sudan, as part of the Egyptian army fighting the Annaks.


  1. ^ Hart's Army list, 1901