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Kevan Gosper

Full name: Richard Kevan Gosper
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: December 19, 1933 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Affiliations: ?, New South Wales, (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Kevan Gosper had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1956 Olympics 4×400 metres Relay; 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards, 3rd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Brian Oliver, David Lean, and Don MacMillan), 3rd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×440 yards Relay (with Brian Oliver, David Lean, and Hec Hogan), 3rd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Hec Hogan and the non-Olympians Jim McCann and Terry Gale). In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards Gosper was eliminated in the semi-finals.

Personal Best: 400 – 46.3 (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Men's 400 metres Australia AUS 4 h2 r3/4
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Australia AUS 2 Silver
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Men's 400 metres Australia AUS 6 h1 r3/4

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 46.2 46.45
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Quarter-Finals Heat Four 1 QU 46.7 46.83
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Round One Heat Seven 1 QU 48.0 48.07
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Australia Semi-Finals Heat One 6 47.1 47.28
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Australia Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 46.5 46.64
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Australia Round One Heat Four 2 QU 47.1 47.20

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia AUS Final 2 3:06.2 3:06.19 46,1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia AUS Round One Heat Two 2 QU 3:10.4 3:10.57
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