John Ainsworth-Davis

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Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for  United Kingdom
Gold medal – first place 1920 Antwerp 4x400 m relay

John Creyghton Ainsworth-Davis (23 April 1895 in Aberystwyth, Wales – 3 January 1976 in Stockland, Devon) was a Welsh athlete.

Olympic Gold Medalist, Antwerp 1920[edit]

He won an Olympic Gold medal in the 4x400 m relay at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, running the third leg for the British team which finished in 3:22.2. He also finished fifth in the individual 400 m.[1][2]


He competed rarely after 1920 to concentrate on his medical career. He became a urological surgeon and Secretary of the Royal Society of Medicine. During World War II he was head of the surgical division of the RAF hospital at RAF Cosford.[1]


  1. ^ a b "John Ainsworth-Davis Biography and Olympic Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Going for Gold: 1 Cambridgeshire's Olympians". Cambridgeshire County Council. 21 July 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2012.