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At the Stockholm Olympics, Henry Macintosh was eliminated in the first round of 100 m and did not finish in the semifinal of 200 m. As the Second leg in the British 4x100 m relay team, he won a gold medal, in spite of finishing second after United States in the semifinal. United States was later disqualified for a fault in passing the baton, the same mistake was made in the final by world record holder and main favourite German team.
Henry Macintosh died at age 26, from the wounds sustained during the World War I.
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