• Born date: 1894-10-05
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1948-02-02
Bevil Rudd

Bevil Gordon D'Urban Rudd (5 October 1894 – 2 February 1948) was a South African athlete, the 1920 Olympic Champion in the 400 m.Rudd was born in Kimberley. He was the son of Percy Rudd and grandson of Charles Rudd, who cofounded the De Beers diamond mining company. During his schooling at St Andrew's College in Grahamstown, he excelled both as a student and as an athlete, and he was granted a scholarship for Oxford University.