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Keith Gardner

Full name: Keith Alvin Saint Hope Gardner
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: September 6, 1929 in Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica
Died: May 25, 2012 in Livingston, New Jersey, United States
Country: JAM Jamaica, WIF West Indies Federation
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Keith Gardner had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1960 Olympics 4×400 metres Relay; 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 120 yards Hurdles, 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 100 yards, 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 120 yards Hurdles, 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 220 yards, 3rd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×440 yards Relay (with George Kerr, Mal Spence, and the non-Olympian Gerald James); 2nd in the 1955 Pan American Games 110 metres Hurdles, 2nd in the 1955 Pan American Games 4×400 metres relay (with Mel Spence and the non-Olympians Moore and Stick).

In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards relay (with Les Laing and the non-Olympians Frank Hall and Ronald Horshamn) as well as in the 4×440 yards relay (with [Les Laing], Richard Estick, and the non-Olympian Louis Gooden) Gardner finished sixth. In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games long jump he finished ninth. In the 1955 Pan American Games he finished fourth in the 100 metres. In all British Empire and Commonwealth Games and Pan American Games he competed for Jamaica.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.3 (1958); 400 – 46.3y (1958); 110H – 13.8 (1958).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Athletics Men's 100 metres Jamaica JAM 3 h6 r1/4
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Jamaica JAM 5 h3 r1/3
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Jamaica JAM AC
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles West Indies Federation WIF 5
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay West Indies Federation WIF 3 Bronze

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Athletics Jamaica Round One Heat Six 3 11.1 11.22

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Athletics Jamaica Round One Heat Three 5 14.6 14.65
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics West Indies Federation Final 5 14.4 14.55 4
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics West Indies Federation Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 14.2 14.32
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics West Indies Federation Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 14.3 14.45
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics West Indies Federation Round One Heat Five 1 QU 14.3 14.46

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Athletics Jamaica JAM Final AC DQ [3:11.3] [3:11.50]
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Athletics Jamaica JAM Round One Heat Three 2 QU 3:11.0 3:11.07
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics West Indies Federation WIF Final 3 3:04.0 3:04.13 45,70
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics West Indies Federation WIF Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 3:09.2 3:09.34
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics West Indies Federation WIF Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:09.1 3:09.28
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