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Seraphino Antao

Full name: Seraphino Antao
Nickname(s): Gazelle
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: October 30, 1937 in Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
Died: September 6, 2011 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: KEN Kenya
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Seraphino Antao had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 100 yards, 1st in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 220 yards. In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the 220 yards and in the heats of 100 yards as well as of the 4×110 yards relay (with Bartonjo Rotich, Kibet Boit, and the non-Olympian Samuel Chemweno). At the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Antao finished fifth with 4×440 yards relay team (with Kimaru Songok, Peter Francis, and Wilson Kiprugut).

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.3 (1961); 200 – 20.4y (1964); 110H – 14.3y (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Men's 100 metres Kenya KEN 6 h2 r3/4
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Men's 200 metres Kenya KEN 4 h2 r2/4
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Kenya KEN 5 h1 r1/4
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Men's 100 metres Kenya KEN 4 h6 r1/4
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Men's 200 metres Kenya KEN 8 h1 r2/4

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Kenya Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 10.6 10.72
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Kenya Quarter-Finals Heat Four 3 QU 10.4 10.61
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Two 1 QU 10.5 10.64
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Six 4 10.7 10,79

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Kenya Quarter-Finals Heat Two 4 21.3 21.43
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Eleven 1 QU 21.3 21.44
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Kenya Quarter-Finals Heat One 8 22.1 22,11
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Three 2 QU 21.5 21,52

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Kenya Round One Heat One 5 15.0 15.13