- Reg Thomas (athlete)
Olympic & Empire Games (Commonwealth Games) Career
He competed in the
1928 Summer Olympicsat Amsterdam, the 1930 British Empire Games(for England), and the 1932 Summer Olympicsat Los Angeles. He missed the infamous 1936 Summer Olympicsat Berlinin Nazi Germanybecause of injury, and apparently did not compete in the 1934 British Empire Gamesfor Wales, because of English objections.
For details of his career see
Wales at the 1930 British Empire Games.
He was killed when piloting an
RAF Lancaster bomberin 1946; the bomber crashed into a nursing home in Stroud, but he managed to avoid the town.
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