England at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games

England competed at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 16 - 25 July 1970.[1][2]

England at the
1970 British Commonwealth Games
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CGF codeENG
CGACommonwealth Games England
in Edinburgh, Scotland
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
27
Silver
25
Bronze
32
Total
84
British Commonwealth Games appearances

England finished second in the medal table.

Medal table (top three)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Australia36242282
2  England27253284
3  Canada18242466
Totals (3 nations)817378232

The athletes that competed are listed below.[3]


AthleticsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Bill Adcocks marathon
Joan Allison 1,500m 1 x silver
Ralph Banthorpe 200m
Barbara-Anne Barrett long jump
Mike Baxter 5,000m
Brenda Bedford shot put, discus
Christine Bell 100m hurdles 1 x bronze
Martin Bilham 400m, relay 1 x bronze
Avril Bowring 400m
Norine Braithwaite 800, 1500m
John Caine 10,000m
Colin Campbell 800m
Mike Colin Campbell high jump
Sheila Carey 800m
Geoff Capes shot put
Steve Chappell pole vault
Shirley Clelland pentathlon
Madeleine Cobb relay 1 x silver
Tony Collins 400m hurdles
Barbara Corbett 100m hurdles
Margaret Critchley 200m, relay 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Pat Cropper 800m 1 x silver
Michael Cushion discus
John Davies 800m
Dave Dear 200m, relay 1 x bronze
Bob Dobson 20 mile walk
Lilias Dykes discus
Reynold Edwards long jump, triple jump
Don Faircloth marathon 1 x bronze
Anne Farquhar javelin 1 x silver
Jean Fielding discus
John FitzSimons javelin 1 x bronze
Brendan Foster 1,500m 1 x bronze
Bruce Fraser hammer 1 x silver
Peter Gabbett decathlon 1 x silver
Brian Green 100m, relay 1 x bronze
Ian Green 100m, relay 1 x bronze
Leon Hall high jump
Graham Hamlyn triple jump
John Harrison 100m
Mike Hauck 400m, relay 1 x bronze
Martin Higdon pole vault
David Hemery 110m hurdles 1 x gold
Ron Hill marathon 1 x gold
Geoff Hignett long jump
Andy Holden 3,000m steeplechase
Janet Honour High jump
Barbara James discus
Della James 100m, 200m
Angela King javelin
Barry King decathlon 1 x bronze
John Kirkbride 1500m
Alan Lerwill long jump, triple jump 1 x bronze
Martin Winbolt-Lewis 800m
Shaun Lightman 20 mile walk
Martyn Lucking shot put
Roger Matthews 10,000m
Arthur McKenzie discus
John McSorley javelin 1 x silver
Anita Neil 100m, relay 1 x silver
Alan Pascoe 110m hurdles
Howard Payne hammer 1 x gold
Maureen Pearce shot put
Val Peat 100m 1 x silver
Christopher Perry 3,000m steeplechase
Martin Reynolds 200m, relay 1 x bronze
Rita Ridley 1500m 1 x gold
Jannette Roscoe 400m
Allan Rushmer 5,000m
David Scharer 400m
Sue Scott 100m hurdles, pentathlon
John Sherwood 400m hurdles, 400 relay 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Sheila Sherwood long jump 1 x gold
Dorothy Shirley High jump
Ann Simmonds pentathlon, long jump, high jump 3 x silver
James Smith decathlon
Gerald Stevens 3,000m steeplechase
Stuart Storey 110m hurdles
Bill Tancred discus 1 x bronze
Maureen Taylor 200m, 400m
Phillip Taylor high jump
Dick Taylor 5,000m, 10,000m 1 x bronze
Jeff Teale shot put 1 x silver
Dave Travis javelin 1 x gold
Tony Wadhams triple jump
Len Walters relay 1 x bronze
Ron Wallwork 20 mile walk
John Whetton 1500m
Barry Williams hammer 1 x bronze
Malcolm Yardley 400m

BadmintonEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Margaret Beck singles 1 x gold
Margaret Boxall singles, doubles, mixed 2 x gold, 1 x bronze
David Eddy singles, doubles, mixed 1 x bronze
Gillian Gilks singles, doubles, mixed 3 x silver
Roger Mills mixed 1 x silver
Julie Rickard doubles. mixed 1 x silver
Ray Sharp singles, doubles 1 x bronze
Derek Talbot singles, doubles, mixed 1 x gold
Paul Whetnall singles, doubles, mixed 1 x silver
Sue Whetnall singles, doubles, mixed 1 x gold, 1 x bronze

BowlsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
David Bryant singles 1 x gold
Norman Hook rinks/fours
Norman King pairs 1 x gold
Peter Line pairs 1 x gold
Harry Powell rinks/fours
Bobby Stenhouse rinks/fours
Cliff Stroud rinks/fours

BoxingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Michael Abrams 48kg light-flyweight 1 x bronze
Johnny Banham 81kg middlweight
John Conteh 75kg middleweight 1 x gold
Howard Hayes 60kg lightweight
Dave Needham 51kg flyweight 1 x gold
Tony Oxley 54kg bantamweight
Alan Richardson 57kg featherweight 1 x bronze
Dave Simmonds 71kg light-middlweight
Les Stevens 91kg heavyweight 1 x bronze
Ron Thurston 63.5kg light-welterweight
Terry Waller 67kg welterweight

CyclingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Michael Bennett 1km time trial
Bob Bicknell match sprint
Ernie Crutchlow match sprint
Gary Crewe road race
Ian Hallam scratch Race & individual pursuit 1 x gold
Ronald Keeble scratch Race & 1km time trial
William Moore individual pursuit
Dave Rollinson road race
Dave Rowe match sprint
Brian Rushton road race
Ray Ward 1km Time Trial & individual pursuit

DivingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
John Baker 3m springboard
Shelagh Burrow 10m platform 1 x bronze
Alison Drake 3m springboard
Philip Drew 10m platform 1 x silver
Andrew Gill 10m platform 1 x bronze
Joseph Thewlis 3m springboard
Brian Wetheridge 3m springboard

FencingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
David Acfield sabre individual, team 1 x gold
Mike Breckin foil individual, team 2 x gold
Richard Cohen sabre individual, team 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Rodney Craig sabre individual, team 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Sue Green foil individual, team 1 x gold
Clare Henley foil individual, team 1 x gold
Bill Hoskyns épée individual, team 2 x gold
Peter Jacobs épée individual, team 1 gold, 1 x bronze
Ralph Johnson épée individual, team 1 x gold
Barry Paul foil individual, team 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Graham Paul foil individual, team 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Janet Wardell-Yerburgh foil individual, team 2 x gold

SwimmingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Lesley Allardice 200m freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Sharon Anslow 200 & 400m individual medley
Michael Bailey 100m butterfly
Jackie Brown 100m backstroke
Wendy Burrell 100 & 200m backstroke, 400m individual medley
Anthony Davison 100m backstroke
Sheena Grant 200m backstroke
Diana Harris 100 & 200m breaststroke
Dorothy Harrison 100 & 200m breaststroke, relay 3 x silver
Tony Jarvis 100 & 200m freestyle, relays 2 x bronze
Christine Jarvis 100m breaststroke 1 x bronze
Diane Lansley 100 & 200m butterfly, relay 1 x gold, 1 x silver
John Mills 200 & 1500m freestyle,200m butterfly, relay 1 x bronze
Ivan Myall 100, 200 & 400m freestyle, relays 2 x bronze
Lennie Norris 100m butterfly, relay
Malcolm O'Connell 100m breaststroke, relay
Sally Pickering 100m freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Sylvia Platt 100 & 200m backstroke, relay 1 x silver
William Price 100 & 200m breaststroke
Amanda Radnage 200m breaststroke 1 x bronze
Shelagh Ratcliffe 100m freestyle, 200 & 400m individual medley 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
James Rogers 100 & 200m backstroke, relay
Clive Rushton 100 & 200m backstroke
Kathryn Smith 100m freestyle, relays 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Diane Sutherland 200m freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Raymond Terrell 200m backstroke, 200 & 400m individual medley, relays 2 x silver, 2 x bronze
Jane Thomson 200m individual medley
Gillian Treers 100 & 200m butterfly
Alan Widdowson 100 & 200m butterfly
Susan Williams 200m butterfly, 400 & 800m freestyle
Malcolm Windeatt 100m freestyle, relay 1 x bronze

WeightliftingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Dave Hancock 110 kg heavyweight 1 x silver
Laurie Levine 75 kg middleweight
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 gold
Mike Pearman 82.5 kg light-heavyweight
Gerald Perrin 60 kg featherweight 1 x gold
Brian Saunders +110 kg super-heavyweight

WrestlingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Peter Amey 74 kg welterweight
Kenneth Dawes 62 kg featherweight
Terence Robinson 57 Kg bantamweight 1 x bronze
David Idle 68 kg lightweight
Ronald Grinstead 82 kg middleweight 1 x bronze
Richard Barraclough 90 kg light-heavyweight
Denis McNamara 100 kg heavyweight 1 x bronze

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1970 Edinburgh". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  2. ^ "Edinburgh, Scotland 1970 Team". Team England.
  3. ^ "English athletes". Commonwealth Games Federation.