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Menzies Campbell

Full name: Walter Menzies Campbell
Nickname(s): Ming
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: May 22, 1941 in Glasgow, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Title: Sir
Affiliations: Garscube Harriers, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Born in Glasgow, Menzies "Ming" Campbell attended Glasgow University, and then earned a law degree from Stanford. He was Called to the Scottish Bar in 1968, and became a Queen's Counsel in 1982. In his athletic career, he competed for Scotland at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in 100 yards (eliminated in the quarter-finals) and 220 yards (eliminated in the semi-finals) and for Britain the 1964 Olympics. He later began a long political career, and was elected to Parliament in 1987 from North East Fife, as a member of the Liberal Democratic Party. In 2006, he was chosen as the leader of the Liberal Dems, stepping down in October 2007. Campbell was appointed a CBE in 1987, and honored with a knighthood in 2004. In 2006, he was appointed as Chancellor of St. Andrews University, from which he was awarded an honoraray Doctor of Law.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.2 (1967); 200 – 20.90y (1967).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Athletics Men's 200 metres Great Britain GBR 6 h3 r2/4
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 8

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Three 6 21.7 21,74
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Three 1 QU 21.3 21,33

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 8 39.6 39.69 1
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 4 QU 40.1 40,13
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 3 QU 40.1 40,13
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