Charles Swain

Charles Edward Swain (16 January 1885 – 9 February 1974) was an Australian athlete. He competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics in London on the Australasia team, a combined squad of competitors from Australia and New Zealand.

In the 1500 metres, Swain did not finish his initial semifinal heat and did not advance to the final.


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