Born on 16th of January 1902
Died on 21st of February 1945
Born 1902 - Died 1945 Tientsin, China - Scottish athlete and missionary.
Educated at Edinburgh University. Was favourite to win 100 metres in 1924 Olympics but refused to participate in heats because they were run on a Sunday. Unexpectedly won the 400 metres in a world record time. Worked in China as a missionary. Interned by the Japanese during WWII. Died of a brain tumour just before the war ended.
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