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Brian Oliver

Full name: Brian Thomas Oliver
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: September 26, 1930 in Northam, Western Australia, Australia
Died: October 20, 2015 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Affiliations: Royal Australian Air Force, Canberra (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Brian Oliver was a long and triple jumper and sprinter. He was a five-time Australian champion, winning the triple jump title in 1953-54 and 1956, and the long jump title in 1953 and 1956. The highlight of his career came in winning the triple jump at the 1950 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. He won two bronze medals in relays at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, helping Australia to third-place finishes in both the 4x110 yard and 4x440 yard relays. Oliver was world-ranked three times in the triple jump (1950, 1953-54) with a best of #3 in 1950 and placing #4 in 1953.

Personal Best: TJ – 15.61 (1950).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics Men's Triple Jump Australia AUS 23 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics Australia Qualifying Round 23 14.74
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics Australia Qualifying Round Round One 24T 14.37
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics Australia Qualifying Round Round Two 25 14.08 14.37
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics Australia Qualifying Round Round Three NP 14.74
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