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Ken Doubleday

Full name: Kenneth Leslie "Ken" Doubleday
Gender: Male
Born: February 14, 1926
Died: June 8, 2014 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Affiliations: Sandringham Athletic Club, Moorabbin, Victoria (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Ken Doubleday competed at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics and the 1950 and 1954 British Empire Games. His only finals at those major internationals came in 1952 at Helsinki, when he placed fifth in the 110 hurdles, and in 1954 at Vancouver in the 120 yard high hurdles, when he fell and did not finish. Doubleday won seven national championships in the high hurdles and one in the triple jump.

Personal Bests\: 110H – 14.2 (1954); 220yH – 23.6 (1952); 400H – 53.5 (1952); TJ – 14.58 (1947).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Australia AUS 5
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Australia AUS 6 h3 r2/4
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Australia AUS 5 h2 r1/3
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Australia AUS 5 h3 r1/2
1956 Summer 30 Melbourne Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Australia AUS 5 h1 r1/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Australia Final 5 14.7 14.82 3
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Australia Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 14.5 14.74
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Australia Round One Heat Four 1 QU 14.5 14.65
1956 Summer 30 Melbourne Athletics Australia Round One Heat One 5 14.8 14.98

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Australia Quarter-Finals Heat Three 6 1:00.2
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Australia Round One Heat Two 3 QU 55.4

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Australia AUS Round One Heat Two 5 42.3 42.38

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Australia AUS Round One Heat Three 5 3:15.8 3:16.00
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