Harry Simmons (high jumper)

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Harry Simmons
Harry Simmons 1928.jpg
Harry Simmons at the 1928 Olympics
Personal information
Born 21 February 1911
Southampton, England
Died 23 April 1944 (aged 33)
Hardwick, Northamptonshire, England
Sport
Sport High jump
Club Southampton Athletic Club
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 1928

Henry Augustus "Harry" Simmons (21 February 1911 – 23 April 1944) was an English high jumper. He competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics and finished in 11th place. The same year he set a British junior record at 1.86 m. Simmons was a Royal Air Force officer and won the RAF high jump title in 1930, 1932 and 1935. He died in a flying accident during World War II.

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