Arnold Jackson (British Army officer)

Arnold Nugent Strode -Jackson ( born April 5, 1891 in Addlestone, England; † November 13, 1972 in Oxford ) was a British track and field athlete and Olympic champion.

1910 Jackson went to Brasenose College, Oxford. He rowed, played football and hockey and was the captain of the hockey team. In this he also won three times to run over a mile for his college against Cambridge and was President of the Athletics Club of the University of Oxford.

In the V. Summer Olympics in Stockholm in 1912 he won the gold medal, ahead of the two Americans Abel Kiviat (Silver) and Norman Taber ( bronze ) in the 1500 meter race.

The First World War, in which he was wounded several times, ended his athletic career. He then worked in industry and as a Justice of the Peace in the United States of America. In the 1960s, he returned to Oxford, where he spent his twilight years.