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Jim Peters

Full name: James Henry "Jim" Peters
Gender: Male
Born: October 24, 1918 in Homerton, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: January 9, 1999 in Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Great Britain
Affiliations: Essex Beagles, Barking (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Jim Peters had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 6 miles. Peters did not finish the marathon at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for England.

Personal Bests: 10000 – 31:16.0e (1948); Mar – 2-17:40 (1954).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Great Britain GBR 8
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Athletics Men's Marathon Great Britain GBR AC DNF

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 8 31:16.0

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC DNF
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