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Tony Bridge

Full name: Roy Anthony "Tony" Bridge
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: February 4, 1921 in Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica
Died: December 13, 2000 in Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica
Country: WIF West Indies Federation, JAM Jamaica
Sport: Shooting

Biography

Tony Bridge was a top pistol shooter who competed for the West Indies Federation at the 1960 Olympics and for Jamaica at the 1964 Olympics. He graduated from the Wolmers School in Kingston in 1938 and then became Chairman and Managing Director of the Novelty Trading Company, and was a director of other insurance, banking, and commercial firms in Jamaica.

In sports his administrative duties were numerous. He was President of the Jamaican Olympic Association from 1958-77, President of the Jamaican Amateur Athletic Association from 1954-62, Vice-President of the Jamaica Boxing Board of Council from 1947-62, Vice-President of the Jamaica Rifle Association from 1960-62, Vice-President of the Jamaica Amateur Weightlifting Association from 1939-49, Vice-Chairman of the Organizing Committees for the 1962 Central American and Caribbean Games and the 1966 British Commonwealth Games. Bridge became an IOC Member in October 1973 and served until his death December 2000. He was a member of the Commission for the Olympic Programme from 1974-80 and a member of the Press Commission beginning in 1983.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 39 Roma Shooting Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres West Indies Federation WIF 60T QR
1964 Summer 43 Tokyo Shooting Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres Jamaica JAM 51

Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P R6P
1960 Summer 39 Roma Shooting West Indies Federation WIF Final Standings 319
1960 Summer 39 Roma Shooting West Indies Federation WIF Qualifying Round Group Two 319 78 82 80 79
1964 Summer 43 Tokyo Shooting Jamaica JAM Final Standings 492 83 83 78 88 81 79
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