Wally Beavers

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Wally Beavers
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing  England
British Empire Games
Gold medal – first place 1934 London 3 miles

Walter "Wally" James Beavers (11 July 1903 – 29 November 1965) was an English athlete who competed for Great Britain in the 1928 Summer Olympics.

He was born and died in York.

In 1928 he finished ninth in the 10,000 metres event. In the 5,000 metres competition he was eliminated in the first round.[1]

At the 1934 Empire Games he won the gold medal in the 3 miles contest.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Wally Beavers". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 May 2012.