Godfrey Rampling
Rampling passing the baton to Roberts in the 4x400m final at the 1936 Berlin Games

Godfrey Lionel Rampling
Running
1932 Los Angeles Olympics
1936 Berlin Olympics
Gold medallist
Silver medallist

Godfrey Rampling was born on 14th May 1909 in Blackheath. He competed in the 400 metres and the 4x400 metres relay at both the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics and the 1936 Berlin Olympics. In the 1932 games he ran the anchor leg bringing the team in second behind the USA. In the 1936 Games he ran the second leg helping win gold in a new European record time.

Godfrey Rampling was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Artillery, attached to NATO, until retiring in 1958 after 29 years service. His daughter Charlotte Rampling is a noted film actress. He died on 20th June 2009.

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