Gerald Backhouse

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Gerald Backhouse
Medal record
Men's Athletics
British Empire Games
Silver medal – second place 1938 Sydney 1 mile

Gerald Ian d'Acres Backhouse (6 December 1912 – 28 December 1941) is an Australian athlete who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.

In 1936 he finished eighth in the Olympic 800-metre event. In the 1500 metre competition he was eliminated in the first round.

At the 1938 Empire Games he won the silver medal in the 1 mile contest. In the 880 yards event he finished seventh.

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