England at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

England competed at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, Wales, from 18 - 26 July 1958.[1] [2]

England at the
1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
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CGF codeENG
CGACommonwealth Games England
in Cardiff, Wales
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
29
Silver
22
Bronze
29
Total
80
British Empire and Commonwealth Games appearances

England finished at the top of the medal table.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  England29222980
2  Australia27221766
3  South Africa (SAF)1310831
Totals (3 nations)695454177

The athletes that competed are listed below.[3]

AthletesEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Peter Allday Hammer 1 x bronze
Suzanne Allday Discus, Shot put 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Don Anthony Hammer
Audrey Banfield High jump
Mary Bignal High jump, Long jump 1 x silver
Bob Birrell 120y hurdles
Michael Blagrove 1 mile
Ian Boyd 1 mile
Adrian Breacker 100y, relay 1 x gold
Robbie Brightwell 220y
Robin Brunyee 120y hurdles
Michael Bullivant 3 miles
Dennis Cakebread Long jump
Margaret Callender Javelin
Ted Buswell 880y
Jean Card High jump
Gerry Carr Discus 1 x bronze
Peter Clark 3 miles
Eric Cleaver Discus
Josephine Cook Shot put
Roy Cruttenden Long jump
Peter Cullen Javelin
Raymond Davies Javelin
Marianne Dew 220y
Stanley Eldon 6 miles
Geoff Elliott Pole vault 1 x gold
Mike Ellis Hammer 1 x gold
Mike Farrell 880 yards
Tom Farrell 440y hurdles
Denis Field Triple jump
Hugh Foord 6 miles
Maya Giri Discus
Chris Goudge 440y hurdles
Brian Hewson 880y, 1 mile 1 x silver
Peter Hildreth 120y hurdles
Moyra Hiscox 220y
Sheila Hoskin High jump, Long jump 1 x gold
Dorothy Hyman 100y, relay 1 x gold
Martin Hyman 6 miles
Derek Ibbotson 3 miles
Derek Johnson 440y, relay 1 x silver
Arthur Keily Marathon
Colin Kemball Marathon
Eddie Kirkup Marathon
John Kitching High jump
Clive Loveland Javelin
Martyn Lucking Shot put 1 x silver
Vic Matthews 120y hurdles
Derek McCorquindale Shot put
John Metcalf 440y hurdles
Gordon Miller high jump
Nicholas Morgan Shot put
Iris Mouzer Shot put
Marian Needham Long jump
Sylvia Needham Discus
Frederick Norris 6 miles
John Scott-Oldfield 220y
Keith Parker Long jump
June Paul 100 & 220y, relay 1 x gold
Gordon Pirie 1 & 3 mile/s
Sue Platt Javelin
Rex Porter Pole vault
Carole Quinton 80m hurdles 1 x silver
Peter Radford 100 & 220y, relay 1 x gold
Michael Ralph Triple jump
Mike Rawson 880y 1 x bronze
Arthur Rowe Shot put 1 x gold
John Salisbury 440y, relay 1 x silver
Ted Sampson 440y, relay 1 x silver
Roy Sandstrom 100y, relay 1 x gold
David Segal 100 & 220y, relay 1 x gold
Dorothy Shirley High jump
Colin Smith Javelin 1 x gold
Mary Tadd Javelin
Ian Ward Pole vault
David Westerhout 440y hurdles
Madeleine Weston 100y, relay 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Jean Whitehead Long jump
Peter Wilkinson marathon 1 x bronze
Averil Williams Javelin 1 x bronze
Ken Wilmshurst Long jump, Triple jump
Dave Wilson High jump
John Wrighton 440y, relay 1 x silver
Fred Wyers Triple jump
Heather Young 100 & 220y, 80m hurdles relay 2 x gold, 1 x bronze

BowlsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Percy Baker singles 1 x gold
John Bettles rinks/fours 1 x gold
Fred Horn pairs
Norman King rinks/fours 1 x gold
Walter Phillips rinks/fours 1 x gold
John Scadgell rinks/fours 1 x gold
Harold Shapland pairs

BoxingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Tommy Bache flyweight 1 x silver
Peter Benneyworth bantamweight
Roy Beaman featherweight
Johnny Caiger middleweight 1 x bronze
Johnny Cooke lightweight 1 x bronze
Joey Jacobs light welterweight 1 x bronze
Joe Leeming light heavyweight
Brian Nancurvis welterweight 1 x bronze
Stuart Pearson light middleweight 1 x silver
David Thomas heavyweight 1 x silver

CyclingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Karl Barton Sprint 1 silver
Lloyd Binch Sprint 1 x bronze
Ray Booty Road 1 x gold
Bill Bradley Road
John Entwistle Time trial
Mike Gambrill Pursuit
John Geddes Road, Scratch
Keith Harrison Scratch, Sprint, Time trial
William Holmes Road
Johnny Ralph Scratch
Norman Sheil Pursuit 1 x gold
Tom Simpson Pursuit 1 x silver
Neville Tong Time trial 1 x gold

DivingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Ann Long 3m Springboard, 10m Platform 1 x silver
Ray Cann 10m Platform 1 x bronze
Keith Collin 3m Springboard 1 x gold
Liz Ferris 3m Springboard 1 x bronze
Brian Phelps 10m Platform 1 x silver
Peter Squires 3m Springboard
Peter Tarsey 10m Platform 1 x bronze
Molly Wieland 10m Platform 1 x bronze
Charmain Welsh 3m Springboard, 10m Platform 1 x gold

FencingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Michael Amberg Sabre, Sabre team 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Ralph Cooperman Sabre, Sabre team 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Harold Cooke Foil, Foil Team 1 x gold
Mary Glen-Haig Foil 1 x bronze
Bill Hoskyns Épée, Épée team, Sabre 4 x gold
Mike Howard Épée, Épée team 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Allan Jay Épée, Épée team 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Raymond Paul Foil, Foil Team 2 x gold
René Paul Foil, Foil Team 1 x gold, 1 bronze
Gillian Sheen Foil 1 x gold
Eugene Verebes+ Sabre team 1 x gold

+ Part of the Sabre team but withdrew from some later matches through injury

RowingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Felix Badcock Eights 1 x bronze
Geoffrey Baker Double sculls 1 x gold
Michael Beresford Coxed four 1 x gold
Russell Carver Single sculls 1 x bronze
Simon Crosse Coxed four 1 x gold
Stewart Douglas-Mann Coxless Pair 1 x silver
Don Elliot Eights 1 x bronze
Richard Gabriel Coxed four 1 x gold
Jonathan Hall Coxless Pair 1 x silver
Tony Hancox Eights 1 x bronze
Dennis Mount Eights 1 x bronze
Raymond Penney Eights 1 x bronze
Roger Pope Coxless four 1 x gold
Colin Porter Coxed four 1 x gold
Creighton Redman Coxless four 1 x gold
Keith Shackell Coxless four 1 x gold
Mike Spracklen Double sculls 1 x gold
John A Stephenson Eights 1 x bronze
J. P. M. Thomson Eights 1 x bronze
John Vigurs Coxed four 1 x gold
Hilali Wober Eights 1 x bronze
Dick Workman Eights 1 x bronze
David Young Coxless four 1 x gold

SwimmingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Malcolm Barnes 440y freestyle, freestyle relay
Terry Boyes 440y freestyle
Richard Campion 220y butterfly
Stanley Clarke 110y freestyle, freestyle relay
Alan Clarkson 440y freestyle
Brian Curtis 220y butterfly
Brian Day 220y breaststroke
Jackie Dyson 220y breaststroke 1 x silver
Margaret Edwards 110y backstroke 1 x silver
Elspeth Ferguson 440y freestyle
Christine Gosden 110y backstroke & butterfly, 220y medley relay 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Judy Grinham 110y backstroke & freestyle, freestyle & medley relay 2 x gold, 1 x bronze
Richard Hemingway 220y breaststroke
Peter Kendrew 110y freestyle
Sylvia Lewis 110y backstroke
Anita Lonsbrough 220y breaststroke, medley relay 2 x gold
Anne Marshall 110y freestyle, freestyle relay 1 x bronze
Neil McKechnie 110y freestyle, freestyle & medley relay 1 x bronze
Anne Morton 110y butterfly
Beryl Noakes freestyle relay 1 x bronze
Jean Oldroyd 110y butterfly
Michael Payne 110y backstroke
Haydn Rigby 110y backstroke
Judy Samuel 440y freestyle
Graham Sykes 110y backstroke, medley relay 1 x bronze
Graham Symonds 220y butterfly, freestyle & medley relay 1 x silver, 1 bronze
Chris Walkden 220y breaststroke, medley relay 2 x bronze
Diana Wilkinson 110 & 440y freestyle, freestyle & medley relay 1 x gold, 1 x bronze

WeightliftingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Ronald Brownbill Bantamweight 1 x silver
R. Gore Middle Heavyweight
Ben Helfgott Lightweight 1 x bronze
Laurie Levine Middleweight
Ken McDonald Heavyweight 1 x gold
George Manners Light Heavyweight
Allan Robinson Featherweight

WrestlingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Bert Aspen featherweight 1 x bronze
P. R. Christie flyweight
Dennis Gilligan bantamweight
Herbie Hall lightweight
David Ickringill welterweight
Harry Kendall Light heavyweight
Ray Myland Middleweight 1 x bronze
Kenneth Richmond Heavyweight

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1958 Cardiff". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  2. ^ "Cardiff 1958 Team". Team England.
  3. ^ "English athletes". Commonwealth Games Federation.