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Robbie Brightwell

Full name: Robbie Ian Brightwell
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: October 27, 1939 in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Affiliations: Birchfield Harriers, Birmingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Husband of Ann Packer.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Robbie Brightwell had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1964 Olympics 4×400 metres; 2nd in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards, 2nd in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×440 yards Relay (with Adrian Metcalfe, Barry Jackson, and the non-Olympian Bob Setti). In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Brightwell was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 220 yards. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for England.

Personal Best: 400 – 45.6y (1962).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 4 h1 r3/4
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 5
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 4
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 4 46.1 46.25
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 46.2 46.31
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 2 QU 48.4 48.58
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Final 4 45.7 45.75 6
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 45.7 45,79
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Three 3 QU 47.1 47,15
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat One 2 QU 46.1 46,13

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 5 3:08.3 3:08.47 46,68
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 3:07.5 3:07.67
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Three 3 QU 3:20.3 3:20.47
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 2 3:01.6 44,8
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:04.7
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