England at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

England competed at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Australia, from 22 November to 1 December 1962.[1][2]

England at the
1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
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CGF codeENG
CGACommonwealth Games England
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in Perth, Western Australia
Flag bearersOpening:
Closing:
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
29
Silver
22
Bronze
27
Total
78
British Empire and Commonwealth Games appearances

AthleticsEdit

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Dorothy Hyman Athletics Women's 100 yards 26 November
  Gold Brian Kilby Athletics Men's marathon 29 November
  Gold Martyn Lucking Athletics Men's shot put 29 November
  Gold Dorothy Hyman Athletics Women's 220 yards 29 November
  Gold Sue Platt Athletics Women's javelin throw 29 November
  Gold Len Carter
David Jones
Alf Meakin
Peter Radford
Athletics Men's 4 × 110 yards relay 1 December
  Gold Howard Payne Athletics Men's hammer throw 1 December
  Silver Maurice Herriott Athletics Men's 3000 metres steeplechase 24 November
  Silver Colin Smith Athletics Men's javelin throw 24 November
  Silver David Jones Athletics Men's 220 yards 29 November
  Silver Robbie Brightwell Athletics Men's 440 yards 29 November
  Silver Rosemary Morgan Athletics Women's javelin throw 29 November
  Silver Robbie Brightwell
Barry Jackson
Adrian Metcalfe
Bob Setti
Athletics Men's 4 × 440 yards relay 1 December
  Silver Betty Moore Athletics Women's 80 metres hurdles 1 December
  Silver Daphne Arden
Dorothy Hyman
Betty Moore
Ann Packer
Athletics Women's 4 × 110 yards relay 1 December
  Bronze Suzanne Allday Athletics Women's shot put 24 November
  Bronze John Sheldrick Athletics Men's discus throw 26 November
  Bronze Laurie Taitt Athletics Men's 120 yards hurdles 29 November
  Bronze Fred Alsop Athletics Men's triple jump 29 November
  Bronze Joy Jordan Athletics Women's 880 yards 1 December

EventsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Len Carter 100 yd 10.0 3 Q 10.2 5 Did not advance
David Jones 9.6 1 Q 9.9 3 Did not advance
Alf Meakin 9.7 3 Q 9.9 3 Did not advance
Peter Radford 9.7 2 Q 9.8 2 Q 9.8 5 Did not advance
Len Carter 220 yd 22.3 4 Q 22.5 4 Did not advance
David Jones 21.4 1 Q 21.7 1 Q 21.4 2 Q 21.5  
Alf Meakin 22.0 5 Did not advance
Peter Radford 21.5 2 Q 21.9 3 Q 21.6 5 Did not advance
Robbie Brightwell 440 yd 47.5 1 Q N/A 47.4 1 Q 46.8  
Barry Jackson 47.5 2 Q N/A DNF Did not advance
Adrian Metcalfe 48.3 3 N/A Did not advance
Nick Overhead 48.4 3 N/A Did not advance
Mike Fleet 880 yd 1:51.5 2 Q N/A 1:51.2 3 1:50.0 5
Sid Purkis 1:50.9 2 Q N/A 1:54.1 6 Did not advance
Bob Setti 1:52.2 3 N/A Did not advance
Stan Taylor 1:52.4 3 N/A Did not advance
Brian Hall 1 mile 4:18.9 8 N/A Did not advance
Alan Simpson 4:03.0 4 N/A Did not advance
Stan Taylor 4:08.7 3 Q N/A 4:12.7 7
Bruce Tulloh 4:02.5 3 Q N/A 4:22.1 9
John Anderson 3 miles N/A 13:44.0 9
Derek Ibbotson N/A 13:44.0 8
Eddie Strong N/A 13:41.4 6
Bruce Tulloh N/A 13:37.8 4
Mel Batty 6 miles N/A 28:44.6 6
Michael Bullivant N/A 29:46.0 9
Roy Fowler N/A 29:44.0 8
Martin Hyman N/A 28:42.2 5
Bob Birrell 120 yd hurdles 14.3 1 Q N/A 15.2 6
Laurie Taitt 14.3 1 Q N/A 14.7  
Chris Surety 440 yd hurdles 53.8 3 Q N/A 53.3 6
Mel Batty 3000 m steeplechase N/A DNS
David Chapman N/A 9:05.6 5
Brian Hall N/A DNF
Maurice Herriott N/A 8:45.0  
Len Carter
David Jones
Alf Meakin
Peter Radford
4×110 yd relay 41.0 1 Q N/A 40.6   GR, =BR
Robbie Brightwell
Barry Jackson
Adrian Metcalfe
Bob Setti
4×440 yd relay 3:13.1 1 Q N/A 3:11.2  
Mel Batty Marathon N/A 2:25:51 5
Martin Hyman N/A 2:32:07 9
Brian Kilby N/A 2:21:17.0   GR
Peter Wilkinson N/A 2:30:51 8
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
John Howell High jump DNS
Gordon Miller 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 4
Laurie Taitt DNS
Rex Porter Pole vault 13 ft 0 in (3.96 m) 12
Fred Alsop Long jump 24 ft 2+14 in (7.37 m) 9
John Howell 24 ft 2+34 in (7.39 m) 8
Fred Alsop Triple jump 52 ft 7 in (16.03 m)   BR
John Howell 47 ft 0 in (14.33 m) 11
Roy Hollingsworth Shot put 43 ft 7+34 in (13.30 m) 14
Martyn Lucking 59 ft 4 in (18.08 m)   GR
John McSorley 39 ft 0 in (11.89 m) 16
John Sheldrick 47 ft 1+14 in (14.36 m) 11
Roy Hollingsworth Discus throw 157 ft 8+12 in (48.07 m) 7
Martyn Lucking 137 ft 0+12 in (41.77 m) 11
Howard Payne DNS
John Sheldrick 166 ft 3 in (50.67 m)  
John McSorley Hammer throw DNS
Howard Payne 202 ft 3 in (61.65 m)  
John Sheldrick DNS
Roy Hollingsworth Javelin throw DNS
John McSorley 190 ft 2+12 in (57.98 m) 9
Colin Smith 255 ft 8+12 in (77.94 m)  
Women
Track events
Athlete Event Round 1 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Daphne Arden 100 yd 11.1 3 Q 10.9 3 Q 11.6 5
Dorothy Hyman 11.0 1 Q 10.7 1 Q 11.2  
Betty Moore 11.0 1 Q 11.0 3 Q 11.7 6
Ann Packer 11.3 2 Q 11.2 5 Did not advance
Daphne Arden 220 yd 24.8 2 Q 24.7 4 Did not advance
Joy Grieveson 25.2 3 Q 25.1 6 Did not advance
Dorothy Hyman 24.5 1 Q 24.0 2 Q 23.8  
Ann Packer 24.8 2 Q 24.5 4 Did not advance
Joy Grieveson 880 yd N/A DNS
Joy Jordan N/A 2:05.9  
Phyllis Perkins N/A 2:09.4 4
Betty Moore 80 m hurdles 10.8 2 Q N/A 11.3  
Pat Nutting 11.4 2 Q N/A 11.5 4
Ann Packer 11.4 3 Q N/A 11.9 6
Frances Slaap 12.0 5 N/A Did not advance
Daphne Arden
Dorothy Hyman
Betty Moore
Ann Packer
4×110 yd relay N/A 46.6  
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Linda Knowles High jump 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 4
Dorothy Shirley 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) 7
Frances Slaap 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) 5
Pat Nutting Long jump 18 ft 4 in (5.59 m) 7
Sheila Sherwood 19 ft 3+14 in (5.87 m) 5
Suzanne Allday Shot put 44 ft 6 in (13.56 m)  
Sue Platt 37 ft 10 in (11.53 m) 8
Suzanne Allday Discus throw 144 ft 3 in (43.97 m) 4
Rosemary Morgan Javelin throw 162 ft 9+12 in (49.62 m)  
Sue Platt 164 ft 10+12 in (50.25 m)  

BowlsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
David Bryant singles & rinks/fours 2 x gold
Sydney Drysdale rinks/fours 1 x gold
Tom Fleming pairs & rinks/fours 1 x gold
Les Watson pairs & rinks/fours 1 x gold

BoxingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Peter Benneyworth 54 kg bantamweight 1 x bronze
Brian Brazier 63.5 kg light welterweight 1 x bronze
Alf Matthews 75 kg middleweight
Dennis Pollard 81 kg light-heavyweight
Johnny Pritchett 67 kg welterweight 1 x silver
Mike Pye 51 kg flyweight 1 x bronze
Brian Whelan 60 kg lightweight 1 x bronze

CyclingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Bob Addy road race
Karl Barton match sprint & time trial 1 x silver
Keith Butler road race
John Clarey scratch 1 x bronze
Harry Jackson scratch & time trial & pursuit 1 x bronze
Wes Mason road race 1 x gold
Charlie McCoy pursuit
Joe McLean scratch & pursuit
Ken Nuttall road race
Roger Whitfield match sprint & time trial 1 x bronze

DivingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Margaret Austen 10m Platform & 3m Springboard 1 x silver
Keith Collin 3m Springboard
Liz Ferris 3m Springboard 1 x silver
Tony Kitcher 10m Platform 1 x bronze
Joy Newman 10m Platform
Brian Phelps 10m Platform & 3m Springboard 2 x gold
William Wood 10m Platform
Dennis Young 3m Springboard

FencingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Mike Amberg sabre individual & team 1 x gold
George Birks sabre individual & team 1 x gold
Ralph Cooperman foil, sabre, individual & team 3 x gold, 1 x bronze
Mike Howard épée individual & team 1 x gold
Peter Jacobs épée individual & team 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Allan Jay foil individual & team 1 gold, 1 x silver
Theresa Offredy foil individual
René Paul foil individual & team 1 x gold
John Pelling épée individual & team 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Gillian Sheen foil individual

RowingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Bill Barry single scull 1 x silver
John Beveridge coxless four & eights 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Nicholas Birkmyre double scull 1 x gold
Michael Clay coxless four & eights 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Chris Davidge coxless four & eights 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Stewart Farquharson coxless pair 1 x gold
Michael Howard-Johnston coxed fours & eights 2 x bronze
George Justicz double scull 1 x gold
Richard Knight coxed fours & eights 2 x bronze
David Lee Nicholson coxless pair 1 x gold
Colin Porter coxed fours & eights 2 x bronze
John Russell coxed fours & eights 2 x bronze
John Tilbury coxless four & eights 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
John Vigurs coxed fours & eights 2 x bronze

SwimmingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Linda Amos 110 & 440y freestyle & relay 1 x bronze
Patricia Baines 110y butterfly
Richard Campion 440 & 1650y freestyle & 440 medley & relay 1 x bronze
Stanley Clarke 110y freestyle & relay 2 x bronze
Rodney Clayden 110 & 220y backstroke, freestyle relay 1 x bronze
Mary-Anne Cotterill 110y butterfly & medley relay 2 x silver
Jackie Enfield 110 & 220y breaststroke 1 x silver
Roddy Frame 440y medley
Dorinda Fraser 110 & 220y breaststroke 1 x bronze
Judy Gegan 110y butterfly
Terry Glenville 110 & 220y butterfly, medley relay 1 x silver
Sandra Keen 110y freestyle & relay 1 x bronze
Peter Kendrew 110y freestyle & medley & freestyle relay 3 x bronze
Sylvia Lewis 110 & 220y Backstroke 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Liz Long 440y freestyle & relay 2 x bronze
Anita Lonsbrough 110/220 breaststroke, 440 freestyle & medley, relay 3 x gold, 1 x silver
Linda Ludgrove 110 & 220y backstroke & medley relay 2 x gold, 1 x silver
John Martin-Dye 110 & 440y freestyle & relay 2 x bronze
Neil Nicholson 110 & 220y breaststroke, medley relay 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Jill Norfolk 110 & 220y backstroke
Graham Sykes 110y & 220y backstroke, medley silver 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Austin Verner 440y freestyle
Christopher Wilkinson 110 & 220y breaststroke
Diana Wilkinson 110y freestyle & medley & freestyle relay 1 x silver, 1 x bronze

WeightliftingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Carlton Goring 67.5 kg lightweight 1 x gold
George Manners 82.5 kg light heavyweight 1 x silver
Louis Martin 90 kg middle heavyweight 1 x gold
George Newton 60 kg featherweight 1 x gold
David Prowse 110 kg heavyweight

WrestlingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Len Allen 74 kg welterweight 1 x bronze
Peter Amey 68 kg lightweight
Bert Aspen 62 kg featherweight 1 x bronze
Tony Buck 90 kg light-heavyweight 1 x gold
Denis McNamara 100 kg heavyweight 1 x bronze
Walter Pilling 57 kg bantamweight 1 x silver

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1962 Perth". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  2. ^ "Perth 1962 Team". Team England.