1907 International Cross Country Championships

The 1907 International Cross Country Championships took place on 23 March 1907. The race was held at the Glasgow Agricultural Society Show Grounds, Scotstoun in Glasgow, Scotland. It was the first year that athletes from France competed in the event. Race results,[1] and medallists[2][3] were published in the Glasgow Herald.[4]

1907 International Cross Country Championships
OrganisersICCU
Edition5th
Date23 March 1907
Host cityGlasgow, Scotland Scotland
VenueGlasgow Agricultural Society Show Grounds, Scotstoun
Events1
Distances10 mi (16.1 km)
Participation56 athletes from
5 nations

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 56 athletes participated from five countries:

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men
10 mi (16.1 km)
Adam Underwood
  England
54:26.4 George Pearce
  England
54:48 Sammy Welding
  England
54:50
Team
Men   England 23   Scotland 85   Ireland 123

Individual Race ResultsEdit

Men's (10 mi / 16.1 km)Edit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
  Adam Underwood   England 54:26.4
  George Pearce   England 54:48
  Sammy Welding   England 54:50
4 Arthur Ashby   England 55:00
5 Tom Jack   Scotland 55:24
6 Harry Bennion   England 55:27
7 Billy Day   England 55:32
8 James Murphy   Ireland 55:35
9 Harry Young   Ireland 55:37
10 Jack Price   England 55:50
11 Gaston Ragueneau   France 55:59
12 W. Hulse   England 56:20
13 Jean Bouin   France 56:31
14 Pat Melville   Scotland 56:35
15 Thomas Robertson   Scotland 56:39
16 Tom Johnston   Scotland 56:44
17 William Bowman   Scotland 56:47
18 George MacKenzie   Scotland 56:48
19 Georges Cousin   France 56:53
20 H.S. Pullinger   England 57:12
21 Jacques Keyser   France 57:13
22 William Birtles   England 57:17
23 John Ranken   Scotland 57:28
24 Sam Carson   Scotland 57:42
25 Sam Lee   Ireland 57:46
26 W. Cooke   Ireland 57:47
27 Frank Buckley   Ireland 58:06
28 Tom Downing   Ireland 58:09
29 Ernest Rax   France 58:10
30 Edgar Ballon   France 58:15
31 Georges David   France 58:18
32 Edgar Price   Wales 58:25
33 D.H. Griffiths   Wales 58:43
34 Jack Smith   Ireland 59:02
35 Alexandre Fayollat   France 59:38
36 Louis Haller   France 59:43
37 Frank Pinkard   Wales 59:46
38 W. Fitzjohn   Wales 1:00:32
39 Ben Christmas   Wales 1:00:39
40 T. Bunford   Wales 1:01:17
41 Eddie Ace   Wales 1:01:35
42 Tommy Arthur   Wales 1:01:39
43 Adam Grieve   Scotland 1:02:34
44 W. Cooper   Wales 1:03:08
45 J. Moore   Ireland 1:03:15
46 Eddie Francis   Wales 1:03:22
Joe Deakin   England DNF
Ernest Loney   England DNF
E. Rosset   France DNF
Charlie Harris   Ireland DNF
G.W. Hill   Ireland DNF
Albert Baker   Scotland DNF
Alex McPhee   Scotland DNF
James Ure   Scotland DNF
Llewellyn Lloyd   Wales DNF
Eddie O'Donnell   Wales DNF

Team ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Country Team Points
1   England Adam Underwood
George Pearce
Sammy Welding
Arthur Ashby
Harry Bennion
Billy Day
23
2   Scotland Tom Jack
Pat Melville
Thomas Robertson
Tom Johnston
William Bowman
George MacKenzie
85
3   Ireland James Murphy
Harry Young
Sam Lee
W. Cooke
Frank Buckley
Tom Downing
123
4   France Gaston Ragueneau
Jean Bouin
Georges Cousin
Jacques Keyser
Ernest Rax
Edgar Ballon
123
5   Wales Edgar Price
D.H. Griffiths
Frank Pinkard
W. Fitzjohn
Ben Christmas
T. Bunford
219

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Magnusson, Tomas, INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 16.1km CC Men - Senior -Glasgow Agricultural Society Scotstoun Saturday March 23, 1907, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on 25 December 2005, retrieved 24 September 2013{{citation}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved 24 September 2013
  3. ^ 36th IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - EDINBURGH 2008 - FACTS & FIGURES - GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND AT THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY & WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS (PDF), IAAF, p. 13ff, archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2013, retrieved 24 September 2013
  4. ^ Notes on sport - Cross-Country Running - International Championship at Scotstoun. The fifth annual competition for pride of place, the possession of the "Lumley" challenge shield, the individual gold medal of the nations, and the certificates to the members of the winning team was decided in Glasgow on Saturday afternoon..., Glasgow Herald, 25 March 1907, p. 12, retrieved 25 September 2013