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Peter Higgins

Full name: Francis Peter Higgins
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: November 16, 1928 in Stockton-on-Tees, Stockton-on-Tees, Great Britain
Died: September 8, 1993
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Peter Higgins had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4x440 yards relay (with Alan Dick, Derek Johnson, and the non-Olympian Peter Fryer). In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Higgins was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 440 yards. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for England.

Personal Best: 400 – 47.1 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 5 h1 r3/4
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 5 47.7 47.65
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 47.4 47.43
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Eight 1 QU 47.9 47.98

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 3 3:07.2 3:07.19 46,3
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:08.8 3:08.76
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