England at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

England competed at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica, from 4 - 13 August 1966.[1] [2]

England at the
1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
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CGF codeENG
CGACommonwealth Games England
in Kingston, Jamaica
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
33
Silver
24
Bronze
23
Total
80
British Empire and Commonwealth Games appearances

England finished at the top of the medal table.

Medal table (top three)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  England33242380
2  Australia23282273
3  Canada14202357
Totals (3 nations)707268210

The athletes that competed are listed below.[3]

AthleticsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Bill Adcocks marathon 1 x silver
John Adey 440y, relay 1 x bronze
Fred Alsop triple jump & long jump 1 x bronze
Brenda Bedford shot put & discus
Lillian Board 440y
John Boulter 880y & 1 mile
Trevor Burton pole vault
Chris Carter 880y
Mel Cheskin 220y, relay
Derek Clarke decathlon
Pat Lowe-Cropper 880y
Dave Dear 220y, relay
Neill Duggan 1 mile
John FitzSimons javelin 1 x gold
Roy Fowler 6 miles
Bob Frith 100y
Dave Gaskin decathlon & long jump
Tim Graham 440y, relay 1 x bronze
Joy Grieveson 440y
Jill Hall 100y, relay 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
David Hemery 120y hurdles 1 x gold
Maurice Herriott 3,000m steeplechase
Ron Hill 6 miles
David Jones 220y, relay
Barrie Kelly 100y, relay
Brian Kilby marathon
Gwenda Matthews high jump & long jump
Bob McStocker 100y
Ray Middleton 20 mile walk 1 x silver
Mike Parker 120y hurdles 1 x silver
Howard Payne hammer 1 x gold
Pam Piercy 440 & 880y
Sue Platt javelin
Ernie Pomfret 3,000m steeplechase
Pat Pryce 80m hurdles
Mary Rand 80m hurdles, high jump & long jump 1 x gold
Allan Rushmer 3 miles 1 x bronze
Peter Seddon hammer
John Sherwood 440y hurdles
Sheila Parkin long jump 1 x silver
Dorothy Shirley high jump 1 x silver
Ann Simmonds 80m hurdles, long jump & high jump
Alan Simpson 1 mile 1 x silver
Janet Simpson 100 & 220y, relay 1 x silver
Daphne Slater 100 & 220y, relay 1 x silver
Anne Smith 880y 1 x bronze
Gerald Stevens 3,000m steeplechase
Bill Tancred discus & shot put
Laurie Taitt 120y hurdles
Dick Taylor 3 miles
Don Thompson 20 mile walk
Maureen Tranter 100 & 220y, relay 1 x silver
Dave Travis javelin
Bruce Tulloh 3 miles, 6 miles
Michael Varah 880y
Ron Wallwork 20 mile walk 1 x gold
Peter Warden 440y hurdles, relay 2 x bronze
Deidre Watkinson 440 & 880y 1 x silver
Walter Wilkinson 1 mile
Bill Wilkinson 3 miles
Martin Winbolt-Lewis 440y, relay 1 x bronze
Robin Woodland 440y hurdles

BadmintonEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Angela Bairstow singles, doubles, mixed 2 x gold, 1 x silver
Colin Beacom singles, doubles. mixed
David Horton singles, doubles, mixed 1 x bronze
Jenny Horton singles, doubles, mixed 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Tony Jordan singles, doubles, mixed 1 x silver
Roger Mills singles, doubles, mixed 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Iris Rogers singles, doubles, mixed 1 x silver
Ursula Smith singles, doubles, mixed 1 x gold, 1 x bronze

BoxingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Bobby Arthur 67 kg welterweight 1 x silver
Johnny Clark 51 kg flyweight
Ken Cooper 57 kg featherweight
Billy Hiatt 63.5 kg light-welterweight
Mark Rowe 71 kg light-middleweight 1 x gold
Ron Thurston 60 kg lightweight 1 x silver
Roger Tighe 81 kg light-heavyweight 1 x gold
John Turpin 75 kg middleweight 1 x bronze

CyclingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Ian Alsop scratch & 1 km time trial 1 x gold
Reg Barnett 1,000m sprint
Fred Booker 1,000m sprint & 1 km time trial 1 x silver
Trevor Bull scratch 1 x bronze
John Clarey road race
Harry Jackson 4,000m pursuit
Brendan McKeown 4,000m pursuit
Dave Nie road race
Hugh Porter road race & 4,000m pursuit
Mick Shea road race
Dave Watkins scratch & 1,000m sprint
Billy Whiteside 1 km time trial

DivingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Frances Cramp platform
John Thomas Miles springboard & platform
Joy Newman platform 1 x gold
Brian Phelps springboard & platform 2 x gold
Kathy Rowlatt springboard 1 x gold
Dennis Young springboard

FencingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
John Rayden sabre, sabre team 1 x gold
Ralph Cooperman sabre, sabre team 1 x gold
Bill Hoskyns épée, foil, foil & épée team 3 gold, 1 x silver
Peter Jacobs épée, épée team 1 x gold
Allan Jay foil, foil team 2 x gold
Richard Oldcorn sabre, sabre team 1 x gold
Shirley Parker foil, foil team 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Graham Paul foil, foil team 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Joyce Pearce foil, foil team 1 x gold
John Pelling épée, épée team 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Janet Wardell-Yerburgh foil, foil team 2 x gold

ShootingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Richard Cade fullbore rifle pair
Anthony Chivers 50m free pistol
Tony Clark rapid fire pistol, centre fire pistol 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Brian Girling rapid fire pistol, centre fire pistol
Francis Little fullbore rifle pair
Peter Morgan 50m rifle prone
Frank Pacey 50m rifle prone
Charles Sexton 50m free pistol 1 x gold

SwimmingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Bob Apel 110 & 220y breaststroke
Ann Barner 110 & 220y butterfly 2 x bronze
Keith Bewley 110 & 220y butterfly, relays 1 x silver, 2 x bronze
Jeanette Cave 110 & 440y freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Susan Cope relay 1 x bronze
Mary-Anne Cotterill 110 & 220y butterfly
Anthony Davidson 110 & 220y backstroke
Janet Franklin 110 & 200y backstroke 1 x bronze
Judy Gegan 110y butterfly, relay 1 gold, 1 x silver
John Gordon 220y breaststroke, 440y medley
Diana Harris 110 & 220y breaststroke, relay 2 x gold
Neil Jackson 110 & 220y backstroke, relay 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Tony Jarvis 440 & 1650y freestyle, relays 2 x bronze
Darryl L. Jones 220y butterfly, 440y medley
Alan Kimber 400 & 1650y freestyle, 440y medley
Christine Kindon 110 & 220y backstroke
Liz Long 440y freestyle
Bob Lord 110y freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Linda Ludgrove 110 & 220y backstroke, relay 3 x gold
John Martin-Dye 110y freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Stella Mitchell 110 & 220y breaststroke 1 x silver
James Rogers 110 & 220y backstroke
Pauline Sillett 110y freestyle, relays 1 gold, 1 x bronze
Jill Slattery 110 & 220y breaststroke 1 gold, 1 x silver
John Thurley 110 & 220y butterfly, 440y freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Malcolm Tucker 110 & 220y breaststroke, relay 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Judith Turnbull 440y medley
Michael Turner 110y freestyle, relays 1 x silver, 2 x bronze
Diana Wilkinson 110y freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Susan Williams 440y freestyle, 440y medley
Andrew F. Wilson 1650y freestyle

WeightliftingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Sylvanus Blackman 82.5 kg light-heavyweight 1 x silver
Laurie Levine 75 kg middleweight
George Manners 90 kg middle-heavyweight 1 x silver
Louis Martin 90 kg middle-heavyweight 1 x gold
Precious McKenzie 56 kg bantamweight 1 x gold
George Newton 67.5 kg lightweight 1 x silver
Mike Pearman 82.5 kg light-heavyweight 1 x bronze

WrestlingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Bert Aspen 62 kg featherweight 1 x bronze
Andrew Bailey 57 kg bantamweight
Stan Gilligan 68 kg lightweight
Ronald Grinstead 82 kg middleweight
Geoffrey Hill 90 kg light-heavyweight
Denis McNamara 100 kg heavyweight 1 x bronze
Herbert Owen 74 kg welterweight
Alfred Rhodes 52 kg flyweight

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1966 Kingston". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  2. ^ "Kingston, Jamaica 1966 Team". Team England.
  3. ^ "English athletes". Commonwealth Games Federation.