Anton Hegarty

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Anton Hegarty
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1920 Antwerp Cross country team

Anthony "Anton" Hegarty (14 December 1892 — 10 August 1944) was an Irish cross country athlete. He twice represented Ireland at the International Cross Country Championships.

Hegarty was born on 14 December 1892, in Derry, Ireland, the son of Isabel (Isabella) and John Hegarty. He competed for Great Britain at the 1920 Summer Olympics held in Antwerp, Belgium, in the Cross Country Team where he won the silver medal with his team mates James Wilson and Alfred Nichols after finishing fifth in the individual cross country event. He died in Rugby, England in 1944.

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