Jamaica at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

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

Jamaica at the
1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
Flag of Jamaica (1957–1962).svg
CGF codeJAM
CGAJamaica Olympic Association
Websitejamolympic.org
in Perth, Australia
Flag bearerOpening:
Closing:
Medals
Ranked 8thth
Gold
3
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
5
British Empire and Commonwealth Games appearances

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold George Kerr Athletics Men's 440 yards 29 November
  Gold George Kerr
Laurie Khan
Malcolm Spence
Mel Spence
Athletics Men's 4 × 440 yards relay 1 December
  Silver George Kerr Athletics Men's 880 yards 26 November
  Bronze Wellesley Clayton Athletics Men's long jump 26 November

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track events
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Dennis Johnson 100 yd 9.6 1 Q 9.8 1 Q 9.7 3 Q 9.9 5
Dennis Johnson 220 yd DNS Did not advance
George Kerr 440 yd 47.5 1 Q N/A 46.9 1 Q 46.7  
Laurie Khan 48.8 3 N/A Did not advance
Malcolm Spence 47.0 1 Q N/A 47.8 2 Q 47.7 5
Mel Spence 47.9 2 Q N/A 47.2 3 47.8 6
George Kerr 880 yd 1:51.3 2 Q N/A 1:50.4 1 Q 1:47.8  
Mel Spence 1:52.3 3 N/A Did not advance
George Kerr
Laurie Khan
Malcolm Spence
Mel Spence
4×440 yd relay 3:12.1 1 Q N/A 3:10.2  
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Victor Brooks Long jump 23 ft 8 12 in (7.23 m) 13
Wellesley Clayton 25 ft 4 14 in (7.73 m)  
Mahoney Samuels Triple jump 50 ft 10 14 in (15.50 m) 5
Women
Track events
Athlete Event Round 1 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Adlin Mair 100 yd 11.7 6 Did not advance
Carmen Smith 11.4 4 Did not advance
Ouida Walker 11.5 5 Did not advance
Carmen Williams 11.9 4 Did not advance
Adlin Mair 220 yd 26.5 5 Did not advance
Carmen Smith 25.9 5 Did not advance
Ouida Walker 26.0 5 Did not advance
Carmen Williams 26.8 4 Did not advance
Adlin Mair 80 m hurdles 12.1 5 N/A Did not advance
Carmen Smith DNF N/A Did not advance
Adlin Mair
Carmen Smith
Ouida Walker
Carmen Williams
4×110 yd relay N/A 48.6 4
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Dorothy Yates Long jump 16 ft 4 12 in (4.99 m) 10

See alsoEdit

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