Canada at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

Canada competed at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Australia, from 22 November to 1 December 1962.

Canada at the
1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
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CGF codeCAN
CGACommonwealth Games Canada
Websitecommonwealthgames.ca
in Perth, Australia
Flag bearerOpening:
Closing:
Medals
Ranked 5thth
Gold
4
Silver
12
Bronze
15
Total
31
British Empire and Commonwealth Games appearances

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Bruce Kidd Athletics Men's 6 miles 24 November
  Bronze Bruce Kidd Athletics Men's 3 miles 26 November
  Bronze David Steen Athletics Men's shot put 29 November

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Lynn Eves 100 yd 9.9 3 Q 10.2 5 Did not advance
Robert Fisher-Smith 10.0 4 Q 10.3 5 Did not advance
Harry Jerome 9.4 1 Q 9.6 1 Q 9.5 2 Q 10.0 6
Lynn Eves 220 yd 22.1 2 Q 22.0 3 Q 21.7 6 Did not advance
Robert Fisher-Smith 22.4 4 Q 23.0 6 Did not advance
Harry Jerome DNS Did not advance
Bill Crothers 440 yd 48.4 2 Q N/A 48.2 5 Did not advance
Don Bertoia 880 yd 1:53.3 3 N/A Did not advance
Bill Crothers 1:51.4 1 Q N/A 1:52.3 5 Did not advance
Hylke van der Wal DNS N/A Did not advance
Don Bertoia 1 mile 4:19.0 7 N/A Did not advance
Jim Irons 4:10.8 3 Q N/A 4:17.4 8
Bruce Kidd DNS N/A Did not advance
Hylke van der Wal 4:18.6 7 N/A Did not advance
Bruce Kidd 3 miles N/A 13:36.4  
Bruce Kidd 6 miles N/A 28:26.6 GR  
George Shepherd 440 yd hurdles 54.3 5 N/A Did not advance
Hylke van der Wal 3000 m steeplechase N/A 9:26.0 8
Don Bertoia
Bill Crothers
Lynn Eves
George Shepherd
4×440 yd relay 3:15.2 3 Q N/A 3:20.6 6
Gordon Dickson Marathon N/A 2:44:17 12
Bruce Kidd N/A DNF
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Alf Groom Pole vault 13 ft 0 in (3.96 m) 9
Gerry Moro 14 ft 3 in (4.34 m) 4
Bob Watson 14 ft 0 in (4.27 m) 6
David Steen Shot put 58 ft 8 34 in (17.90 m)  
Gerry Moro Discus throw DNS
Women
Track events
Athlete Event Round 1 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Yvonne Breeden 100 yd 11.4 3 Q 11.5 6 Did not advance
Yvonne Breeden 220 yd 25.3 3 Q 25.5 6 Did not advance
Abby Hoffman 880 yd N/A 2:21.6 7
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Pat Dobie Discus throw 130 ft 11 in (39.90 m) 7
Javelin throw 145 ft 9 12 in (44.44 m) 5

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