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Herbert Bascombe

Herbert Bascombe (athletics) represented Australia at the first Empire Games in 1930 in Hamilton, Canada. Described by Australian newspapers as “the greatest quarter-mile runner ever produced in Victoria” in the lead-up to the Games, Bascombe competed in the 440-yard event finishing sixth and in the 880-yard event finishing fifth.

Sport / Discipline

Athletics

Birth Place

Melbourne

Birth state

VIC

Date of Birth

09/04/1906

Age

115

SOCIAL MEDIA

Hamilton, 1930

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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