Full name: Colin Ernest Sutherland Gordon
Born: December 24, 1907 in Bath Settlement, Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana
Died: August 22, 1980 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Affiliations: University of Oxford, Oxford (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
After sharing first place in the high jump at the 1928 Oxbridge sports, Colin Gordon won the event outright in 1929-30. He won the AAA title in 1930 and placed equal second in 1931. Born in British Guiana, Gordon represented the Colony at the 1930 British Empire Games where he won a silver medal in the high jump. He taught in Canada for a year before joining the staff of Geelong Grammar School in 1931 and, after serving as a Wing Commander in the RAAF (1942-45), he was appointed Headmaster of St. Peter’s College in Adelaide, Australia, at which he served until his death.
Personal Bests: HJ – 1.91 (6-3¼) (1930).
|1928 Summer||20||Amsterdam||Athletics||Men's High Jump||Great Britain||GBR||17T|
|1928 Summer||20||Amsterdam||Athletics||Great Britain||Final Round||17T||1.70|
|1928 Summer||20||Amsterdam||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||1T||QU||1.83|
|1928 Summer||20||Amsterdam||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||Group A||1T||1.83|