Kenya at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

The Colony and Protectorate of Kenya competed at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Australia, from 22 November to 1 December 1962.

Kenya at the
1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
Flag of Kenya (1921–1963).svg
CGF codeKEN
CGANational Olympic Committee of Kenya
in Perth, Australia
Flag bearerOpening:
Closing:
Medals
Ranked 9thth
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
5
British Empire and Commonwealth Games appearances

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Seraphino Antao Athletics Men's 100 yards 24 November
  Gold Seraphino Antao Athletics Men's 220 yards 29 November
  Silver Kimaru Songok Athletics Men's 440 yards hurdles 26 November

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track events
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Seraphino Antao 100 yd 9.4 1 Q 9.6 1 Q 9.5 1 Q 9.5  
John Owiti 9.8 2 Q 10.2 4 Did not advance
Seraphino Antao 220 yd 21.7 1 Q 21.5 1 Q 20.9 1 Q =GR 21.1  
John Owiti 22.4 3 Q 22.4 4 Did not advance
Arap Kiptalam Keter 440 yd 52.3 6 N/A Did not advance
Wilson Kiprugut 49.0 5 N/A Did not advance
Kimaru Songok 47.6 1 Q N/A 48.5 4 Did not advance
Stephen Chelimo 880 yd 1:54.2 4 N/A Did not advance
Peter Francis 1:50.6 1 Q N/A 1:51.0 3 Q 1:49.9 4
Arap Kiptalam Keter 1:51.4 3 N/A Did not advance
Stephen Chelimo 1 mile 4:16.8 6 N/A Did not advance
Peter Francis 4:11.0 5 N/A Did not advance
Kipchoge Keino 4:07.0 5 N/A Did not advance
Arere Anentia 3 miles N/A 13:47.0 10
Kipchoge Keino N/A 13:50.0 11
Anthony Ngatia N/A 14:33.0 13
Arere Anentia 6 miles N/A 29:07.0 7
James Wahome N/A 30:04.0 11
Kimaru Songok 440 yd hurdles 52.6 3 Q N/A 51.9  
Seraphino Antao
Peter Francis
Wilson Kiprugut
Kimaru Songok
4×440 yd relay 3:18.9 3 Q N/A 3:16.0 5
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Joseph Leresae High jump 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 5
Paul Odhiambo Long jump 24 ft 4 in (7.42 m) 7
Paul Odhiambo Triple jump 48 ft 11 12 in (14.92 m) 7

See alsoEdit

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