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Malcolm Spence

Full name: Malcolm Clive Spence
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (187 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: September 4, 1937 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Died: December 30, 2010 in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Malcolm Spence had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×440 yards relay (with Gert Potgieter, Gordon Day, and the non-Olympian Gerald Evans), 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards.

Personal Best: 400 – 45.60 (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics Men's 400 metres South Africa RSA 6
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Men's 400 metres South Africa RSA 3 Bronze
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay South Africa RSA 4

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics South Africa Final 6 48.3 48.40 1
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics South Africa Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 47.2 47.27
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics South Africa Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 47.1 47.08
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics South Africa Round One Heat Three 1 QU 47.7 47.77
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics South Africa Final 3 45.5 45.60 4
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics South Africa Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 45.8 46.01
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics South Africa Quarter-Finals Heat Four 2 QU 46.1 46.21
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics South Africa Round One Heat Four 1 QU 46.7 46.79

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics South Africa RSA Final 4 3:05.0 3:05.18 45,89
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics South Africa RSA Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 3:06.4 3:06.53
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics South Africa RSA Round One Heat Three 2 QU 3:16.1 3:16.32