Full name: John Lawrence "Laurie" Taitt
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: March 28, 1934 in Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana
Died: October 18, 2006 in Croydon, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Herne Hill Harriers, Mitcham (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Laurie Taitt had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 120 yards hurdles. In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 120 yards hurdles he was eliminated in the semi-finals and in the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 120 yards hurdles he finished fifth. In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for Guyana while he represented England in 1962 and 1966.
Personal Best: 110H - 14.1y (1963).
|1964 Summer||30||Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 110 metres Hurdles||Great Britain||GBR||4 h2 r1/3|
|1964 Summer||30||Tokyo||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Two||4||14.5||14,52|