He took part in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, competing in the long jump and standing long jump, but had more success in sporting events at university, winning events including the 880 yards
, 120-yards hurdles, high jump, long jump and triple jump.
So o goes Reg to Hamilton as favourite to win the 880 yards
and the mile.
1919: Gertrude Ederle became the youngest world record holder in any sport when, at the age of 12 years and 298 days, she set a new best in the 880 yards
freestyle in Indianapolis.
An hour is 3,600 seconds, so the ball has to move 880 yards
every 36 seconds, or over 24 yards every second.
Both Jones and White have eclipsed 1,000 yards this season, and Gonzalez has 880 yards
Breeders flocked to Spectre, who won the 880 yards
TV Trophy before running-up for the Derby, and reaped rich rewards from his services, but that was 40 years ago, and a different attitude prevails today.
He lifted the old Northumberland and Durham mile title the same year before lining up over 880 yards
against Peter Snell at the first-ever international meeting at Gateshead Stadium.
This continued after he obtained a scholarship to Liverpool University, where he won the 100, 220, 440 and 880 yards
as well as the long jump and high jump in his first term.
Terry Thompson came into the national meet as the Pac-8 champion at 880 yards
, and he still ranks fourth on the all-time OSU list in the 800 with his personal best of 1:47.
For example, if the distance of the swim part of the triathlon is a half-mile, they will swim enough laps to equal 880 yards
, swimming steadily yet encumbered with all of their technique flaws.
Those 1958 Games saw the future world and Olympic 1,500m champion Herb Elliott, of Australia, win both 880 yards
and mile titles and Jamaican Keith Gardener take the 100 yards and 120 yards hurdles gold medals.
Alford became the first athlete in a Welsh vest to win a track gold medal at the Empire Games when he won the 880 yards
in Sydney in 1938.