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Brian Shenton

Full name: Brian Shenton
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: March 15, 1927 in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Great Britain
Died: May 9, 1987
Affiliations: Polytechnic Harriers, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Brian Shenton had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Relay (with [Jack Archer], [Les Lewis], and [Nick Stacey]), 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 220 yards. In the 1950 British Empire Games 100 yards as well as 220 yards Shenton was eliminated in the semi-finals. In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he finished fourth in the 4×110 yards Relay (with [Alan Lillington], [Ken Box], and the non-Olympian George Ellis) and was again eliminated in the semi-finals of the 100 yards. In the British Empire (and Commonwealth) Games Shenton competed for England.

Died in a car crash.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.6 (1951); 200 – 21.2 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Athletics Men's 200 metres Great Britain GBR 5 h6 r2/4
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 4
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Men's 200 metres Great Britain GBR 6 h2 r3/4
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 5

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Six 5 21.9 22.24
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Ten 1 QU 21.9 22.12
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 21.9 22.08
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Four 3 QU 22.1 22.15
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Ten 2 QU 21.7 21.87

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 4 40.6 40.85 1
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 41.0 41.24
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 1 QU 41.2 41.43
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 5 40.6 40.74 2
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 40.6 40.68
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 2 QU 41.2 41.30
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