Wally Beavers

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

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

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; et al. "Wally Beavers". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2012.