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Francis Peter Higgins (16 November 1928 – 8 September 1993) was a British athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metres. He was born in Stockton-on-Tees.

Peter Higgins
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne 4x400 metre relay

He competed for Great Britain in the 1956 Summer Olympics held in Melbourne, Australia where he won the bronze medal in the 4 x 400 metre relay with his team mates Michael Wheeler, John Salisbury and Derek Johnson.

He was also a 4×400 metres relay gold medallist for England at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.[1]

He was also Sports Teacher at Down Lane Central School, Tottenham, London, England in the 1950's.


  1. ^ British Olympic Medallists. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-01-23.

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