Godfrey Brown

Arthur Godfrey Kilner Brown (* 21. February 1915 in Bankura, Bengalen, India; † 4. February 1995 in Sussex) was a British athlete and olympia winner.

It studied English and history at the University of Cambridge and worked after its graduation as a history teacher to the Bedford School. Because of its bad Sehfähigkeit it was released from the army and became short before beginning of war head master of the smelling esters School. During 2. World war it was evacuated first after Lamberhurst and then after rope clay/tone. From 1950 to 1978 he was a head master of the Worcester Royal Grammar School.

Brown was a highly talentierter runner over 100 yards and the half mile. 1936 and 1938 he won the British AAA - championships over 440 yards and 1939 over 880 yards. 1937 it won gold, in each case in the 400-Meter-Lauf, with the student world championships 3 time 4 x 100-Meter-Staffellauf and in 4 x 400-Meter-Staffellauf. With the European championship 1938 it won gold over 400 meters, silver in the 100-Meter-Staffellauf and bronze in the 400-Meter-Staffellauf.

With the XI. Olympic summer games 1936 in Berlin it won the silver medal in the 400-Meter-Lauf, between the two Americans archie Williams (gold) and before James luff-luffing all. It won gold medal in 4 x 400-Meter the relay run, together with its team colleagues Frederick Wolff, Godfrey Rampling and William of Robert, before the teams from the USA (silver) and Germany (bronze).

Its sister Audrey and its brother Ralph were likewise remarkable Leichtathleten. Audrey won the silver medal with the olympic summer games 1936 in 4 x 100-Meter-Staffellauf and Ralph won 1934 the British AAA championships in the 440-Yards-Hürdenlauf.


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