Oliver ("Olly") Thomas Flynn (born 30 June 1950 in Ipswich, Suffolk) is a retired male race walker from England.

Olly Flynn
Personal information
Born (1950-06-30) 30 June 1950 (age 71)
Ipswich, Suffolk
ClubBasildon AC
Medal record

Athletics careerEdit

Flynn represented Great Britain at the 1976 Olympic Games.[1] He represented England and won a gold medal in the 30 kilometres walk event, at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.[2][3]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 14th 20 km
1978 Commonwealth Games Edmonton, Canada 1st 30 km


  1. ^ "Olympic Profile". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
  2. ^ "1978 Athletes". Team England.
  3. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.