Tom Evenson

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Tom Evenson
Tom Evenson 1933.jpg
Tom Evenson in 1933
Personal information
Born 9 January 1910
Manchester, England
Died 28 November 1997 (aged 87)
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 1500–5000 m, steeplechase
Club Salford Harriers, Salford
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Mile – 4:22.2e (1932)
3000 m – 8:46.3 (1933)
5000 m – 14:54.8 (1931)
3000 mS – 9:18.8 (1932)[1][2]

Thomas "Tom" Evenson (9 January 1910 – 28 November 1997) was an English long-distance runner who competed for Great Britain at the 1932 and 1936 Summer Olympics.

In 1932 he won the silver medal in the 3000 metre steeplechase event. Four years later he was eliminated in the first round of the 3000 metre steeplechase competition. At the 1930 Empire Games he won the bronze medal in the 6 miles contest and finished fifth in the 3 miles event. In 1934 he won the silver medal in the 2-mile steeplechase.[1]

Evenson competed at the International Cross Country Championships in 1930–1936 and won seven gold medals: two individual and five with English teams.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tom Evenson. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Thomas Evenson. trackfield.brinkster.net