Great Britain at the 1924 Winter Olympics

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Great Britain at the
1924 Winter Olympics
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
IOC code GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
in Chamonix
Competitors 44 (41 men, 3 women) in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 6th
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
4
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France. Based on medal count, this was Great Britain's best ever performance at a Winter Olympic Games until the 2014 games were held in Sochi in Russia. On February 3rd, Great Britain won two medals on one day. This was not to be bettered until the 2018 games when 3 medals were won on one day.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold William Jackson
Thomas Murray
Robin Welsh
Laurence Jackson
Curling Men's event
 Silver Ralph Broome
Thomas Arnold
Alexander Richardson
Rodney Soher
Bobsleigh Four/five-man
 Bronze Ethel Muckelt Figure skating Women's singles
 Bronze Great Britain men's national ice hockey team
Colin Carruthers Edward Pitblado
Eric Carruthers Hamilton Jukes
Ross Cuthbert William Anderson
Lorne Carr-Harris Geoffrey Holmes
Blane Sexton Guy Clarkson
Ice hockey Men's competition

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GBR-1 Ralph Broome
Thomas Arnold
Alexander Richardson
Rodney Soher
Four/five-man 1:28.73 2 1:28.67 2 1:25.76 2 1:25.67 1 5:48.83 2nd, silver medalist(s)
GBR-2 William Horton
Archibald Crabbe
Gerard Fairlie
George Pim
Four/five-man 1:42.33 5 1:41.28 5 1:38.58 5 1:38.52 5 6:40.71 5

Curling[edit]

Team GP W L PF PA PTS
 Great Britain 1st, gold medalist(s) 2 2 0 84 11 4
 Sweden 2 1 1 25 48 2
 France 2 0 2 14 64 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
 Great Britain 38-7  Sweden (I)
 Great Britain 46-4  France
Pos. Player
Skip Willie Jackson
Robin Welsh
Thomas Murray
Laurence Jackson

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete Event CF FS Points Places Final rank
Herbert Clarke Men's singles 10 11 219.75 70 10
Jack Page 6 5 295.36 36 5
Women
Athlete Event CF FS Points Places Final rank
Kathleen Shaw Women's singles 8 6 221.00 46 7
Ethel Muckelt 3 7 250.07 26 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Pairs
Athletes Points Score Final rank
Mildred Richardson
Tyke Richardson
57 7.68 8
Ethel Muckelt
Jack Page
30.5 9.93 4

Ice hockey[edit]

Group B[edit]

The top two teams (highlighted) advanced to the medal round.

Team GP W L GF GA
 United States 3 3 0 52 0
 Great Britain 3 2 1 34 16
 France 3 1 2 9 42
 Belgium 3 0 3 8 45
29 Jan  France 2:15
(1:5,1:3,0:7)
 Great Britain
30 Jan  Great Britain 19:3
(8:1,6:1,5:1)
 Belgium
31 Jan  United States 11:0
(6:0,2:0,3:0)
 Great Britain

Medal round[edit]

Results from the group round (Canada-Sweden and United States-Great Britain) carried forward to the medal round.

Team GP W L GF GA
 Canada 3 3 0 47 3
 United States 3 2 1 32 6
 Great Britain 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 1 2 6 33
 Sweden 3 0 3 3 46
1 Feb  Canada 19:2
(6:2,6:0,7:0)
 Great Britain
2 Feb  Great Britain 4:3
(0:1,2:2,2:0)
 Sweden
Bronze:
 Great Britain (GBR)
William Anderson
Lorne Carr-Harris
Colin Carruthers
Eric Carruthers
Guy Clarkson
Ross Cuthbert
Geoffrey Holmes
Hamilton Jukes
Edward Pitblado
Blane Sexton

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Cyril Horn 1:04.4 27
Tom Sutton 1:00.8 25
Fred Dix 56.4 23
5000 m Albert Tebbit 11:01.0 20

All-round
Distances: 500m; 1000m; 5000m & 10,000m.

Athlete Until distance 1 Until distance 2 Until distance 3 Total
Points Score rank Points Score rank Points Score rank Points Score rank
Cyril Horn 21 64.40 21 DNF
Tom Sutton 19 60.80 19 DNF
Fred Dix 17.5 56.40 17 DNF

References[edit]

  • (ed.) M. Avé, Comité Olympique Français. Les Jeux de la VIIIe Olympiade Paris 1924 - Rapport Officiel (PDF) (in French). Paris: Librairie de France. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-10. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  • Olympic Winter Games 1924, full results by sports-reference.com