Australian Aths History
Gerald BACKHOUSE (Vic)
Male       b. 6 Dec 1912 d. 28 Dec 1941
Competition   Event Position Result
International Competition
1936 Olympic Games  800 metres 8/43 Ht4 1st 1:57.7; SF2 2nd 1:53.2; Final 8th Time unknown
  1500 metres Ht3 7th Time unknown
1938 Commonwealth Games  880 yards 7/18 Ht1 2nd 1:55.1; Final 7th Time unknown
  1 mile 2/19 Ht2 1st 4:18.0; Final 2nd 4:12.3 (est.)
 
National Competition
1935-36 Aust. T & F  880 yards 1 1:55.0
  1 mile 1 4:24.2
1937-38 Aust. T & F  880 yards 1 1:57.8
  1 mile 1 4:21.8

 

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