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Roy Hollingsworth

Full name: Roy Anselm Hollingsworth
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg)
Born: December 28, 1933
Died: September 14, 2014 in [unknown], Unknown, Trinidad and Tobago
Affiliations: Highgate Harriers, Highgate (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Roy Hollingsworth was a discus thrower who placed 10th at the 1964 Olympics and was seventh at the 1963 Commonwealth Games, where he also placed 14th in the shot put. He competed in those events for Great Britain and England, but switched allegiance to Trinidad & Tobago, competing for them at the 1966 Commonwealth Games, where he finished fifth in the discus and seventh in the shot put. Hollingsworth was 1964 AAA Champion. At the 1966 Central American and Caribbean Games, Hollingsworth won the discus and placed second in the shot. He also set two British discus records in 1963, leaving it at 56.71. He later became Sports Director at the University of the West Indies in St. Augustine.

Personal Best\: DT – 56.71 (1963).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Men's Discus Throw Great Britain GBR 10

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Final Round 10 53.87
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Final Round Round One 6 53.74
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Final Round Round Two 9 53.87 53.87
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Final Round Round Three 10 foul 53.87
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 8 QU 55.96
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Round One 14 52.60
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Round Two 16 52.08 52.60
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Round Three NP 55.96
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