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Gordon Day

Full name: Gordon Raymond Day
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: January 4, 1936 in Alexander Bay, Northern Cape, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gordon Day had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×440 yards relay (with Gert Potgieter, Malcolm Spence, and the non-Olympian Gerald Evans), 3rd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 220 yards. In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 100 yards Day finished sixth.

Personal Best: 400 – 45.8y (1959).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Men's 400 metres South Africa RSA 5 h1 r3/4
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay South Africa RSA 4

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics South Africa Semi-Finals Heat One 5 46.7 46.84
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics South Africa Quarter-Finals Heat Three 3 QU 46.3 46.47
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics South Africa Round One Heat Eight 2 QU 47.1 47.22

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics South Africa RSA Final 4 3:05.0 3:05.18 46,39
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics South Africa RSA Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 3:06.4 3:06.53
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics South Africa RSA Round One Heat Three 2 QU 3:16.1 3:16.32