Robert Lindsay (athlete)

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Robert Lindsay
Butler, Ainsworth-Davis, Lindsay, Griffiths 1920.jpg
British relay team at the 1920 Olympics, Lindsay is 2nd right
Personal information
Born 18 April 1890
Wandsworth, London, UK
Died 21 October 1958 (aged 68)
Battersea, London, UK
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club Blackheath Harriers
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 220 yd – 22.8 (1914)
440 yd – 50.4 (1921)[1][2]

Robert Alexander Lindsay (18 April 1890 – 21 October 1958) was a British sprinter who competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics. He reached the quarterfinals of 400 m and ran the second leg in the British 4 × 400 m relay team, which won the gold medal. Next year he won the British AAA 440 yd (400 m) title, beating the Olympic champion Bevil Rudd.[1]


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