Sam Ferris

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Sam Ferris
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Great Britain
Silver medal – second place 1932 Los Angeles Marathon
Representing  England
British Empire Games
Silver medal – second place 1930 Hamilton Marathon

Samuel "Sam" Ferris (29 August 1900 – 21 March 1980) was a British long-distance running athlete who competed mainly in the marathon. He was born in Magherabeg, near Dromore, County Down in Ireland. He won a silver medal for Great Britain in the marathon at the 1932 Summer Olympics.[1]

He served as the second president of the then recently formed UK Road Runners Club during 1954.


  1. ^ "Sam Ferris Olympic Results". Retrieved 2012-10-10.