Wyndham Halswelle

1882 - 1915

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Wyndham Halswelle (30 May 1882 – 31 March 1915) was a British athlete. He won the controversial 400m race at the 1908 Summer Olympics, becoming the only athlete to win an Olympic title by a walkover. Halswelle was also an infantry officer who served in the Second Boer War and World War I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wyndham Halswelle has received more than 55,875 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Wyndham Halswelle is the 554th most popular athlete (down from 445th in 2019), the 3,700th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,099th in 2019) and the 20th most popular British Athlete.

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Among athletes, Wyndham Halswelle ranks 554 out of 3,055Before her are Marcello Bertinetti, Nadezhda Tkachenko, Don Quarrie, Lyudmila Bragina, Vladimir Melanin, and Burton Downing. After her are Irina Privalova, Pekka Vasala, Shirley Strickland, Miloslava Rezková, Guy Butler, and Guy Drut.

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Among people born in 1882, Wyndham Halswelle ranks 198Before her are Edward Van Sloan, José Luis Tejada Sorzano, Louis Wilkins, Harry Myers, Geoffrey de Havilland, and Purushottam Das Tandon. After her are Eric Gill, Henry J. Kaiser, Mykolas Biržiška, Nevile Henderson, Oswald Holmberg, and Sybil Thorndike. Among people deceased in 1915, Wyndham Halswelle ranks 88Before her are Charles Walter De Vis, Karol Olszewski, Kálmán Széll, Antonio Flores Jijón, Bagha Jatin, and Nikolay Umov. After her are Daniel Giraud Elliot, Margaret Lindsay Huggins, Marcelo Azcárraga Palmero, Nelson W. Aldrich, Charles Tupper, and John Bunny.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Wyndham Halswelle ranks 3,700 out of 6,924Before her are Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet (1800), Thomas Weelkes (1576), Doug Bradley (1954), John Eliot (1604), George Bass (1771), and Bob Glendenning (1888). After her are William Hopkins (1793), William Warham (1450), John Abbot (1751), Eric Sykes (1923), Eddie Colman (1936), and Kate Atkinson (1951).

Among ATHLETES In United Kingdom

Among athletes born in United Kingdom, Wyndham Halswelle ranks 20Before her are Tommy Hampson (1907), Jonathan Edwards (1966), Robert Lindsay (1890), Edwin Flack (1873), Albert Hill (1889), and John Rimmer (1878). After her are Guy Butler (1899), Charles Bennett (1870), George Goulding (1884), John Ainsworth-Davis (1895), Sidney Robinson (1876), and Dorothy Tyler-Odam (1920).