England at the 1978 Commonwealth Games

England competed at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 3 to 12 August 1978.[1][2]

England at the
1978 Commonwealth Games
Flag of England.svg
CGF codeENG
CGACommonwealth Games England
in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
27
Silver
27
Bronze
33
Total
87
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

England finished second in the medal table.

Medal table (top three)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Canada453133109
2  England27273387
3  Australia24332784
Totals (3 nations)969193280

The athletes that competed are listed below.[3][4]

AthleticsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Brian Adams 30km walk
Richard John Ashton 400m, 400m relay
Liz Barnes 800m
Christine Benning 1,500m 1 x silver
Dave Black 10,000m
Timothy Bonsor 200m, 100m relay
Lorna Boothe 100m hurdles 1 x gold
Christina Boxer 1,500m
Beverly Callender 100m, 200m, 100m relay 1 x gold
Geoff Capes shot put 1 x gold
Ian Chipchase hammer
Dennis Coates 3,000m steeplechase
Glen Cohen 400m, 400m relay
Jane Colebrook 800m 1 x bronze
Sharon Colyear 100m hurdles, 100m relay 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Keith Connor triple jump 1 x gold
Garry Cook 800m
Steve Cram 1500m
Stanley Curran marathon
Robert Antony Dale shot put
Paul Dickenson hammer
Alan Drayton decathlon 1 x bronze
Verona Elder 400m, 400m relay 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Olly Flynn 30km walk 1 x gold
Ann Ford 3,000m 1 x bronze
Brendan Foster 5,000m 10,000m 1 x bronze
Penny Forse 3,000m
Paula Fudge 3,000m 1 x gold
Brian Green 100m, 100m relay
Jeff Gutteridge pole vault
Bill Hartley 400m hurdles
Donna Hartley 400m, 400m relay 2 x gold
Sue Hearnshaw long jump
John Hillier discus
Gillian Hitchen high jump
Mark Holtom 110m hurdles
Brian Hooper pole vault 1 x bronze
Leslie Hoyte 100m, 100m relay
Trevor Hoyte 200m, 100m relay
Wendy Hoyte 100m
Joslyn Hoyte-Smith 400m, 400m relay 1 x gold
Tim Hutchings 1500m
David Johnson triple jump
Ruth Kennedy 400m relay 1 x gold
Sonia Lannaman 100m, 200m, 100m relay 2 x gold, 1 x silver
Angela Littlewood shot put
Lesley Mallin discus
Sue Mapstone pentathlon 1 x silver
Mike McFarlane 100m, 200m
Mike McLeod 5,000m, 10,000m 1 x bronze
Roy Mitchell long jump 1 x gold
David Moorcroft 1500m 1 x gold
Aston Moore triple jump 1 x bronze
Mark Naylor high jump
Paula Newnham 800m
Jeff Norman marathon
Gary Oakes 400m hurdles
Judy Oakes shot put 1 x bronze
David Ottley javelin
Alan Pascoe 400m hurdles, 400m relay 1 x bronze
Sue Reeve long jump 1 x gold
Brian Stanley Roberts javelin
Nick Rose 5,000m
Val Rutter high jump
Tessa Sanderson javelin 1 x gold
Amos Seddon 30km walk
Barbara Simmonds high jump
Kathy Smallwood 200m, 100m relay 1 x gold
Shara Anne Helen Spragg javelin
Tony Staynings 3,000m steeplechase
Mary Stewart 1,500m 1 x gold
Shirley Strong 100m hurdles 1 x silver
Colin Peter Szwed 800m
Pete Tancred discus
Daley Thompson decathlon
Janet Thompson discus
David Warren 800m
Buster Watson decathlon
Fatima Whitbread javelin
James Robert Whitehead hammer
Terry Whitehead 400m, 400m relay
John Wild 3,000m steeplechase
Allan Peter Williams pole vault
Mike Winch discus, shot put
Yvette Wray pentathlon 1 x bronze
Trevor Wright marathon
Peter Yates javelin 1 x silver

BadmintonEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Karen Bridge singles, mixed, team event 1 x gold
David Eddy singles, mixed, team event 1 x gold
Nora Gardner singles, doubles, mixed, team event 3 x gold
Kevin Jolly singles, doubles, mixed, team event 1 x gold
Anne Statt singles, doubles, mixed, team event 2 x gold
Ray Stevens singles, doubles, team event 2 x gold, 1 x bronze
Barbara Sutton doubles, mixed, team event 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Derek Talbot singles, doubles, mixed, team event 1 x gold, 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Mike Tredgett doubles, mixed, team event 3 x gold
Jane Webster singles, doubles, team event 1 x gold

BowlsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Jim Ashman pairs
David Bryant singles 1 x gold
Charlie Burch rinks/fours
Mal Hughes rinks/fours
Bill Irish rinks/fours
Bob Robertson rinks/fours
Chris Ward pairs

BoxingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Julius Awome 91kg heavyweight 1 x gold
Joe Dawson 48kg light-flyweight
George Gilbody 60kg lightweight
Paul Kelly 67kg light-welterweight
Gary Nickels 51kg flyweight
Moss O'Brien 57kg featherweight 1 x bronze
Delroy Parkes 75kg middleweight 1 x silver
Vince Smith 81kg light-heavyweight 1 x silver
Jackie Turner 54kg bantamweight

CyclingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Dave Akam pursuit
Bob Downs road race
Tony Doyle scratch race, pursuit, team pursuit 2 x bronze
Paul Fennell scratch race, time trial, team pursuit 1 x bronze
Des Fretwell road race
Trevor Gadd match sprint, time trial, tandem 2 x silver
Phil Griffiths road race, pursuit
Tony James team pursuit 1 x bronze
Steve Lawrence road race
Dave Le Grys match sprint, tandem 1 x silver
Glen Mitchell scratch race, team pursuit 1 x bronze
Paul Swinnerton match sprint, time trial

DivingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Martyn Brown 3m springboard & 10m platform
Alison Drake 3m springboard
Marion Saunders 10m platform
Trevor Simpson 3m springboard
Chris Snode 3m springboard & 10m platform 2 x gold

GymnasticsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Eddie Arnold individual, team 1 x silver
Susan Cheesebrough individual, team 1 x silver
Jeff Davis individual, team 1 x silver
Lisa Jackman individual, team 1 x silver
Ian Neale individual, team 1 x silver
Karen Robb individual, team 1 x silver
Tommy Wilson individual, team 1 x silver
Joanna Sime individual, team 1 x silver

ShootingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Paul Bentley skeet 1 x silver
Brian Burrage 50m rifle prone
John Cooke rapid fire pistol 1 x silver
Barry Dagger 50m rifle prone
Sam Gilson fullbore rifle Queens prize
Brian Girling rapid fire pistol
Andrew Carlisle Jackson 50m free pistol
David Killick 50m free pistol
Joe Neville skeet 1 x bronze
Anthony John Smith clay pigeon trap
James Spaight fullbore rifle Queens prize 1 x silver
Kenneth Wilson clay pigeon trap

SwimmingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Gary Abraham 100/200 backstroke, 100 butterfly, relay 2 x silver
Andrew Astbury 400/1500 freestyle 1 x bronze
Joy Beasley 100/200 backstroke
Cheryl Brazendale 100/200/400 freestyle, relay 1 x silver
Kevin Burns 100 freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Richard Burrell 100 freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Duncan Cleworth 200/400 medley
Sharron Davies 200 backstroke, 200 freestyle, 200/400 medley, relays 2 x gold, 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
David Dunne 100/200 freestyle, relays 2 x bronze
Helen Gilyard 100 backstroke, relay 1 x bronze
Duncan Goodhew 100/200 breaststroke, relay 3 x silver
Simon Gray 400/1500 freestyle, 200 butterfly, 400 medley, relay 3 x silver, 1 x bronze
Stephen Harrison 100/200 backstroke
Moira Houston 200 freestyle, 200/400 medley
Phil Hubble 100/200 butterfly, 200 freestyle, relay 2 x bronze
Sue Jenner 100/200 butterfly, relay 1 x bronze
Margaret Kelly 100/200 breaststroke, relay 1 x silver, 2 x bronze
Steve Lewington 400/1500 freestyle
Kaye Lovatt 100 freestyle, relay 1 x silver
John Mills 100/200 butterfly, relay 2 x silver
Paul Naisby 100/200 breaststroke 1 x bronze
Ann Osgerby 100/200 butterfly
Debbie Rudd 100/200 breaststroke 1 x silver
Martin Smith 200 freestyle, relays 1 x silver, 2 x bronze
Heidi Turk 100 freestyle, relay 1 x silver

WeightliftingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Newton Burrowes 75kg middleweight 1 x silver
Victor Daniels 60kg featherweight
Andy Drzewiecki 110kg heavyweight 1 x bronze
Michael Keelan 82.5kg light-heavyweight
Gary Langford 90kg middle-heavyweight 1 x gold
Steve Pinsent 75kg middleweight 1 x bronze
Gary Shadbolt 82.5kg light-heavyweight 1 x bronze
Gian Cheema Singh 90kg middle-heavyweight
Kevin Welch-Kennedy 67.5kg lightweight
Alan Winterbourne 67.5kg lightweight

WrestlingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Brian Aspen 62kg featherweight 1 x bronze
Mark Dunbar 48kg light flyweight 1 x bronze
Amrik Singh Gill 57kg bantamweight 1 x bronze
Joey Gilligan 68kg lightweight
Keith Haward 74kg welterweight 1 x bronze
Keith Peache 100kg heavyweight
Tony Shacklady 82kg middleweight

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1978 Edmonton". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  2. ^ "Edmonton, Canada 1978 Team". Team England.
  3. ^ "English athletes". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "1978 Team". Team England.