Archie Robertson (Athlete)

Archie Robertson (Athlete)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arthur James "Archie" Robertson (April 19, 1879 - April 18, 1957) was a Scottish athlete who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. He was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire and died in Peterborough, Huntingdonshire. The son of a Glasgow doctor, Robertson was educated at Kelvinside Academy, Glasgow before moving to King's School, Peterborough at the age of 14. A brilliant all-round sportsman, he initially concentrated on cycling and only took up serious athletics at the age of 25, after a cycling injury. In 1906, he joined Birchfield Harriers.
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134963267
  • 9786134963268