England at the 1986 Commonwealth Games

England competed at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, between 24 July and 2 August 1986.[1][2]

England at the
1986 Commonwealth Games
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CGF codeENG
CGACommonwealth Games England
in Edinburgh, Scotland
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
52
Silver
43
Bronze
49
Total
144
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

England finished top of the medal table.

Medal table (top three)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  England524349144
2  Canada513431116
3  Australia404635121
Totals (3 nations)143123115381

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

AthleticsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Fayyaz Ahmed high jump
Kriss Akabusi 400m, 4x400m relay 1 x gold
Andy Ashurst pole vault 1 x gold
Lincoln Asquith 4x100m relay 1 x silver
Myrtle Augee shot put 1 x bronze
Julia Avis discus
Lorraine Baker 800m 1 x bronze
Joan Baptiste 4x100m relay 1 x gold
Helen Barnett 400m
Todd Bennett 200m, 4x400m relay 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Christine Benning 3,000m
Mary Berkeley long jump 1 x silver
Steve Binns 10,000m 1 x silver
Roger Black 400m, 4x400m relay 2 x gold
Daryl John Brand javelin
Derrick Brown long jump
Phil Brown 400m, 4x400m relay 1 x gold, 1 x bronze
Jack Buckner 5,000m 1 x silver
Christina Cahill 1,500m
Clarence Callender 100m, 4x100m relay 1 x silver
Linford Christie 100m, 200m 1 x silver
Sebastian Coe 800m
Billy Cole shot put 1 x gold
Kathy Cook 200m, 400m, 4x100 & 400m relay 1 x gold, 2 x silver, 1 x bronze
Steve Cram 800m, 1,500m 1 x gold
Gillian Dainty 1,500m
Diana Davies high jump
Paula Dunn 100m, 4x100m relay 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Diane Edwards 800m 1 x silver
Peter Elliott 800m 1 x bronze
Kathryn Farr discus
Kevin Forster marathon
Simone Gandy 400m hurdles
Julia Gates marathon
Eugene Gilkes decathlon
John Gladwin 1,500m 1 x silver
Dalton Grant high jump
Wilbert Greaves 110m hurdles
Sally Gunnell 100m hurdles 1 x gold
Kim Hagger heptathlon, long jump 1 x bronze
Jill Harrison 10,000m
Rob Harrison 1,500m
John Herbert triple jump
Mick Hill javelin 1 x silver
Mark Holtom 400m hurdles
Brian Hooper pole vault
Tim Hutchings 5,000m 1 x bronze
Simmone Jacobs 200m
Wendy Jeal 100m Hurdles 1 x silver
Mick Jones hammer
Linda Keough 4x400m relay 1 x silver
John King long jump
Jennifer Little high jump
Anna Jane Lockton javelin
Chris Maddocks 30km walk
Mike Makin triple jump 1 x silver
Marie Manning high jump
Paul Mardle discus
Ian McCombie 30km walk 1 x bronze
Mike McFarlane 100m, 4x100m relay 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Mike McLeod 10,000m
Matthew Mileham hammer
Aileen Mills 400m hurdles
Aston Moore triple jump
Suzanne Morley 1,500m
Joanne Mulliner heptathlon
David Nelson 110m hurdles
Yvonne Hanson-Nortey shot put
Gary Oakes 400m hurdles
Heather Oakes 100m, 4x100, relay 2 x gold
Judy Oakes shot put 1 x silver
Philip Edward O'Brien marathon
Joyce Oladapo long jump 1 x gold
David Ottley javelin 1 x gold
Steve Ovett 5,000m 1 x gold
Angie Pain marathon
Jane Parry 4x400m relay 1 x silver
Nicholas Ronald Peach 3000m steeplechase
Debbie Peel 10,000m
Glynis Penny marathon
Henderson Pierre high jump 1 x bronze
Angela Piggford 400m, 4x400m relay 1 x silver
Karen Pugh discus 1 x bronze
John Regis 200m
Colin Reitz 3,000m steeplechase 1 x bronze
Greg Richards decathlon
Jon Ridgeon 110m Hurdles
Max Robertson 400m Hurdles
Martin Rush 30km Walk
Fred Salle long jump 1 x silver
Marina Samy 10,000m
Tessa Sanderson javelin 1 x gold
Graham Savory discus, shot put
Jane Shields 3,000m
Judy Simpson heptathlon 1 x gold
Lesley-Ann Skeete 100m hurdles
Richard Slaney discus
Wendy Sly 3,000m
David Smith hammer 1 x gold
Jon Solly 10,000m 1 x gold
Charlie Spedding marathon
Jennifer Stoute 200m
Daley Thompson decathlon, pole vault, 4x100m relay 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Helen Thorpe 800m
Andy Vince shot put
Eddie Wedderburn 3,000m steeplechase
Fatima Whitbread javelin 1 x silver
Philippa Jane Windle 100m
Yvette Wray 400m hurdles

BadmintonEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Steve Baddeley singles, team event 2 x gold
Gillian Clark singles, doubles, mixed, team event 2 x gold, 1 x bronze
Fiona Elliot singles, doubles, mixed, team event 1 x gold, 2 x silver, 1 x bronze
Andy Goode doubles, mixed, team event 1 x gold, 2 x silver
Gillian Gowers singles, doubles, mixed, team event 2 x gold
Richard Outterside mixed, team event 1 x gold
Nigel Tier doubles, mixed, team event 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Helen Troke singles, doubles, team event 2 x gold, 1 x bronze
Nick Yates singles, team event 1 x gold, 1 x bronze

BowlsEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Madge Allan triples 1 x bronze
Brenda Atherton triples 1 x bronze
Len Bowden fours
Pip Branfield fours
Barbara Fuller triples 1 x bronze
Julian Haines fours
Wendy Line singles 1 x gold
Mary Price triples 1 x bronze
Martyn Sekjer fours
Betty Stubbings pairs 1 x bronze
Andy Thomson singles
Jean Valls pairs 1 x bronze
Chris Ward pairs 1 x bronze
David Ward pairs 1 x bronze

BoxingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Eric Cardouza 91kg heavyweight 1 x bronze
Rod Douglas 75kg middleweight 1 x gold
Darren Dyer 67kg welterweight 1 x gold
Peter English 57kg featherweight 1 x silver
Mark Epton 48kg light-flyweight 1 x silver
Joey Jacobs 60kg lightweight 1 x bronze
John Lyon 51kg flyweight 1 x gold
Jim Moran 81kg light-heavyweight 1 x gold
Sean Murphy 54kg bantamweight 1 x gold
James Oyebola 91kg super-heavyweight 1 x bronze

CyclingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Adrian Adgar scratch race
Chris Boardman pursuit, team pursuit 1 x bronze
Gary Coltman time trial, team pursuit 1 x bronze
Paul Curran road race, team time trial 1 x gold
Deno Davie road race, team time trial 1 x gold
Alan Gornall road race, team time trial 1 x gold
Chris Lillywhite road race
Paul McHugh time trial
Rob Muzio pursuit, team pursuit 1 x bronze
Keith Reynolds team time trial 1 x gold
Guy Rowland team pursuit 1 x bronze
Colin Sturgess pursuit 1 x silver
Jon Walshaw scratch race, time trial, team pursuit 1 x bronze

DivingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Jeffrey Arbon 3m springboard & 10m platform
Lisa Brace 3m springboard & 10m platform
Alison Childs 3m springboard
Carolyn Roscoe 3m springboard & 10m platform
Rachel Spinks 10m platform
Nigel Stanton 3m springboard & 10m platform
James Roose 3m springboard & 10m platform

RowingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Christopher Bates lightweight coxless four 1 x gold
Pauline Bird coxless pair, eights 2 x silver
Gillian Bond single scull 1 x bronze
Alison Bonner eights 1 x silver
Patrick Broughton eights 1 x silver
Mark Buckingham eights 1 x silver
Judith Burne lightweight coxless four 1 x gold
Ann Callaway coxed four, eights 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Lin Clark lightweight coxless four 1 x gold
Adam Clift coxed four 1 x gold
Beryl Crockford lightweight single scull
Martin Cross coxed four 1 x gold
Terence Dillon eights 1 x silver
Adrian Ellison coxed four 1 x gold
Graham Faultless coxless four 1 x bronze
Mostyn Field coxless four 1 x bronze
Alexa Forbes lightweight coxless four 1 x gold
Stuart Forbes lightweight coxless four 1 x gold
John Garrett eights 1 x silver
Joanne Gough coxed four, eights 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Kate Grose eights 1 x silver
Peter Haining lightweight coxless four 1 x gold
Humphry Hatton coxless four 1 x bronze
Gillian Hodges lightweight coxless four 1 x gold
Andy Holmes coxless pair, coxed four 2 x gold
Kate Holroyd coxed four, eights 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Richard Ireland coxless four 1 x bronze
Flo Johnston coxless pair, eights 2 x silver
John Maxey eights 1 x silver
Alison Norrish coxed four, eights 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Claire Parker double sculls 1 x bronze
Stephen Peel eights 1 x silver
Diane Prince double sculls 1 x bronze
Steve Redgrave single scull, coxless pair, coxed four 3 x gold
Trish Reid coxed four, eights 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Carl Smith lightweight single scull, double scull 2 x bronze
Jonathan Spencer-Jones eights 1 x silver
Neil Staite lightweight coxless four 1 x gold
Richard Stanhope eights 1 x silver
Vaughan Thomas eights 1 x silver
Allan Whitwell double scull 1 x bronze

ShootingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
John Bloomfield fullbore rifle & pair 1 x bronze
Peter Boden clay pigeon trap & pair 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Malcolm Cooper 10m air rifle & pair, 50m Rifle 3 pos & pair 2 x gold, 2 x bronze
Sarah Cooper 50m Rifle 3 pos & pair, 50m rifle prone & pair 1 x gold
Nick Crawshaw fullbore rifle & pair
Michael Cutler centre fire pistol & pair 1 x silver
Brian Girling rapid fire pistol & pair 1 x gold
Ken Harman skeet & pair 1 x gold
Paul Leatherdale 10m air pistol & pair, 50m free pistol & pair 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Joe Neville skeet & pair 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Bob Northover centre fire pistol & pair 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Ian Peel clay pigeon trap & pair 2 x gold
Ian Reid 10m air pistol & pair 1 x gold
Robert Smith 10m air rifle & pair 1 x bronze
David Staniforth 50m rifle prone & pair
Terry Turner rapid fire pistol & pair 1 x gold
Richard Wang 50m free pistol & pair 1 x silver

SwimmingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Helen Bewley 200 butterfly
Gary Binfield 100/200 backstroke, 200/400 medley
Patrick Blake 200 backstroke
Kevin Boyd 200/400 freestyle, 200 backstroke, relay 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Jonathan Broughton 200 freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Suki Brownsdon 100/200 breaststroke, relay 1 x gold
Lorraine Burt 100 breaststroke
Murray Buswell 200 breaststroke
Caroline Cooper 100 butterfly, relays 1 x gold, 1 x silver
Annabelle Cripps 100/200/400 freestyle, relays 2 x silver
John Davey 400 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200/400 medley, relay 1 x bronze
Gary Donovan 1500 freestyle
Nicola Fibbens 100 freestyle, relays 1 x gold, 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Caroline Foot 100 butterfly 1 x silver
Mark Foster 100 freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Nick Gillingham 100/200 breaststroke, relay 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Debra Gore 100 freestyle
Sarah Hardcastle 400/800 freestyle, 400 medley, relay 2 x gold, 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Neil Harper 100 backstroke, relay 1 x silver
Nina Herbert 200 breaststroke
Simone Hindmarch 100/200 backstroke, relay 1 x gold
Nick Hodgson 100/200 butterfly 1 x bronze
Paul Howe 200 freestyle, relay 1 x bronze
Andy Jameson 100 freestyle, 100 butterfly, relays 1 x gold, 1 x silver, 2 x bronze
Tim Jones 200 butterfly
Roland Lee 100 freestyle, 100 butterfly, relays 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
Zara Long 200 freestyle, 200 medley, relays 2 x silver
Karen Mellor 400/800 freestyle, relay 1 x silver
Adrian Moorhouse 100/200 breaststroke, relay 1 x gold, 2 x silver
Myra O'Fee 200 butterfly
Steve Poulter 200 butterfly, 400 medley 1 x bronze
Samantha Purvis 100/200 butterfly, 200 medley 1 x bronze
Kathy Read 100/200 backstroke, 400 medley 1 x silver
Duncan Rolley 200 medley
Paul Shackley 100 breaststroke
David Stacey 400/1500 freestyle
Gaynor Stanley 800 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 400 medley
Geoffrey Stewart relay 1 x bronze
Catherine White 100/200 backstroke
Stephen Willis 1500 freestyle
Joanne Wood 100 breaststroke, 200 medley

Synchronised swimmingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Amanda Dodd solo & team
Nicola Shearn team

WeightliftingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Keith Boxell 90kg middle-heavyweight 1 x gold
Duncan Dawkins 100kg sub-heavyweight 1 x silver
Mark Groombridge 110kg heavyweight
Sabhijinder Singh Hayer 56kg bantamweight
Geoff Laws 60kg featherweight
Peter May 82.5kg light-heavyweight 1 x bronze
David Mercer 90kg middle-heavyweight 1 x silver
Andrew Saxton 100kg sub-heavyweight 1 x bronze
Tony Supple 82.5kg light-heavyweight
Dean Willey 67.5kg lightweight 1 x gold

WrestlingEdit

Name Event/s Medal/s
Brian Aspen 57kg bantamweight 1 x bronze
Tony Bull 82kg middleweight 1 x bronze
Duncan Burns 48kg light-flyweight 1 x silver
Steve Cooper 68kg lightweight 1 x bronze
Nigel Donohue 52kg flyweight 1 x bronze
David Kilpin 100kg heavyweight 1 x bronze
Noel Loban 90kg light-heavyweight 1 x gold
Keith Peache 100kg super-heavyweight 1 x bronze
Fitzlloyd Walker 74kg welterweight 1 x bronze

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1986 Edinburgh". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  2. ^ "Edinburgh, Scotland 1986 Team". Team England.
  3. ^ "English athletes". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "1986 Team". Team England.