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Ken Wilmshurst

Full name: Kenneth Stanley David "Ken" Wilmshurst
Gender: Male
Born: April 9, 1931 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Died: October 3, 1992 in Cobham, Surrey, Great Britain
Affiliations: Walton AC, Walton-on-Thames (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Ken Wilmshurst had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Long Jump, 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Triple Jump. In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he also finished sixth in the 440 yards hurdles. In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he finished fifth in the triple jump and eleventh in the long jump. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for England.

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.54 (1954); TJ – 15.60 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Men's Long Jump Great Britain GBR 11
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Men's Triple Jump Great Britain GBR 9

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round 11 7.14
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round Round One 6 7.14
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round Round Two 9 7.06 7.14
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round Round Three 10 7.05 7.06
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 4 QU 7.40
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Round One 16 6.95w
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Round Two 4 7.40 7.40
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D SBMD BMD
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round 9 15.54 15,42
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round Round One 9 15.42
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round Round Two 9 15.54 15.42 15.54
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round Round Three 10 15.09 15.54
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 19 QU 14.89
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Round One 14 14.89
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Round Two 17 pass 14.89
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
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