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Great Britain Athletics at the 1960 Roma Summer Games

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Host City: Roma, Italy
Date Started: August 31, 1960
Date Finished: September 8, 1960

Events for Great Britain: 31
Participants for Great Britain: 61 (45 men and 16 women)
Youngest Participant for Great Britain: Jenny Smart (17 years, 195 days)
Oldest Participant for Great Britain: Arthur Keily (39 years, 177 days)
Most Medals for Great Britain (Athlete): Dorothy Hyman and Peter Radford (2 medals)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Peter Radford 20 Men's 100 metres 3 Bronze
David Jones 20 Men's 100 metres 4 h2 r3/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Peter Radford 20 Men's 200 metres 4 h2 r3/4
David Segal 23 Men's 200 metres AC h1 r3/4
David Jones 20 Men's 200 metres 4 h4 r2/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Robbie Brightwell 20 Men's 400 metres 4 h1 r3/4
Malcolm Yardley 19 Men's 400 metres 6 h1 r2/4
John Wrighton 27 Men's 400 metres 6 h2 r2/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Wenk 21 Men's 800 metres 4 h3 r2/4
Tom Farrell 27 Men's 800 metres 5 h4 r2/4
Brian Hewson 27 Men's 800 metres 4 h1 r1/4

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Brian Kent-Smith 24 Men's 1,500 metres 4 h2 r1/2
Mike Wiggs 22 Men's 1,500 metres 6 h3 r1/2
Laurie Reed 24 Men's 1,500 metres 9 h1 r1/2

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bruce Tulloh 24 Men's 5,000 metres 4 h4 r1/2
Frank Salvat 25 Men's 5,000 metres 7 h1 r1/2
Gordon Pirie 29 Men's 5,000 metres 8 h3 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Sonny O'Gorman 32 Men's Marathon 16
Arthur Keily 39 Men's Marathon 25
Brian Kilby 22 Men's Marathon 29

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Peter Hildreth 32 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 5 h1 r2/4
Bob Birrell 22 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 5 h4 r2/4
Vic Matthews 26 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 6 h3 r2/4

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Metcalf 26 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 7 h2 r2/3
Max Boyes 26 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 4 h1 r1/3
Chris Goudge 25 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 4 h3 r1/3

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gordon Miller 20 Men's High Jump 16
Crawford Fairbrother 24 Men's High Jump 24T QR

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Fred Alsop 21 Men's Long Jump 13
John Howell 24 Men's Long Jump 27 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Fred Alsop 21 Men's Triple Jump 12

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mike Lindsay 21 Men's Shot Put 5
Martyn Lucking 22 Men's Shot Put 8
Arthur Rowe 24 Men's Shot Put 17 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mike Lindsay 21 Men's Discus Throw 31 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mike Ellis 23 Men's Hammer Throw 15

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dorothy Hyman 19 Women's 100 metres 2 Silver
Jenny Smart 17 Women's 100 metres 6
Elizabeth Jenner 18 Women's 100 metres 6 h2 r2/4

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dorothy Hyman 19 Women's 200 metres 3 Bronze
Jenny Smart 17 Women's 200 metres 5 h1 r2/3
Jean Hiscock 21 Women's 200 metres 4 h2 r1/3

Women's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Joy Jordan 24 Women's 800 metres 6
Diane Charles 27 Women's 800 metres 5 h1 r1/2
Phyllis Perkins 26 Women's 800 metres 6 h2 r1/2

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dorothy Shirley 21 Women's High Jump 2T Silver
Frances Slaap 19 Women's High Jump 6T

Women's Long Jump

Women's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Suzanne Farmer-Allday 25 Women's Shot Put 16 QR

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Suzanne Farmer-Allday 25 Women's Discus Throw 21 QR

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Sue Platt 19 Women's Javelin Throw 7
Averil Williams 25 Women's Javelin Throw 19 QR

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