William Coales

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William Coales
William Coales 1908.jpg
Coales at the 1908 Olympics
Personal information
Born 8 January 1886
Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, England
Died 19 January 1960 (aged 74)
Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 56 kg (123 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 3 to 10 miles
Club Thrapston & District Harriers & Athletic Club
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 5000 m – 15:06.1 (1908)
10,000 m – 32:41.0 (1910)[1][2]

William Coales (8 January 1886 – 19 January 1960) was an English long-distance runner who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics. He won a gold medal in the 3 mile team, together with Joe Deakin and Archie Robertson. On the same day he ran the five mile heats, but failed to finish.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b William Coales. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 21 January 2015.
  2. ^ William Coales. trackfield.brinkster.net

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