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Athletics at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games:

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

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Host City: Tokyo, Japan
Venue(s): National Stadium, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Date Started: October 17, 1964
Date Finished: October 18, 1964

Gold: USA Hayes Jones
Silver: USA Blaine Lindgren
Bronze: URS Anatoly Mikhaylov


The two co-favorites were Americans [Blaine Lindgren] and [Hayes Jones], the 1960 bronze medalist. The chance for a fifth consecutive US medal sweep went away in the semi-finals when [Willie Davenport] injured his thigh. In the final Jones was away quickly – he was considered the fastest starter in the world. But Lindgren closed and was even at the last hurdle, only to lose out on the run-in. [Anatoly Mikhaylov] finished third to get the first Soviet medal in this event.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Hayes Jones 26 United States USA Gold OR
2 Blaine Lindgren 25 United States USA Silver
3 Anatoly Mikhaylov 27 Soviet Union URS Bronze
4 Eddy Ottoz 20 Italy ITA
5 Gurbachan Singh Randhawa 25 India IND
6 Marcel Duriez 24 France FRA
7 Giovanni Cornacchia 25 Italy ITA
8 Giorgio Mazza 25 Italy ITA
5 h1 r2/3 Hinrich John 28 Germany GER
5 h2 r2/3 Bo Forssander 22 Sweden SWE
6 h1 r2/3 Lázaro Betancourt 28 Cuba CUB
6 h2 r2/3 Aleksandr Kontarev 26 Soviet Union URS
7 h1 r2/3 Willie Davenport 21 United States USA
7 h2 r2/3 Hirokazu Yasuda 28 Japan JPN
8 h2 r2/3 Mike Parker 26 Great Britain GBR
AC h1 r2/3 Valentin Chistyakov 24 Soviet Union URS
4 h1 r1/3 Folu Erinle 24 Nigeria NGR
4 h2 r1/3 Laurie Taitt 30 Great Britain GBR
4 h3 r1/3 Cliff Nuttall 23 Canada CAN
4 h4 r1/3 Léopold Marien 30 Belgium BEL
5 h1 r1/3 Aggrey Awori 25 Uganda UGA
5 h2 r1/3 Ghulam Raziq 31 Pakistan PAK
5 h3 r1/3 Bernard Fournet 22 France FRA
5 h4 r1/3 Georgios Marsellos 27 Greece GRE
5 h5 r1/3 Werner Trzmiel 22 Germany GER
6 h1 r1/3 Arnaldo Bristol 19 Puerto Rico PUR
6 h2 r1/3 Heriberto Cruz 25 Puerto Rico PUR
6 h3 r1/3 Çetin Şahiner 29 Turkey TUR
6 h4 r1/3 Kuda Ditta 27 Malaysia MAS
6 h5 r1/3 Akira Tanaka 22 Japan JPN
7 h1 r1/3 Wallie Babb 23 Zambia ZAM
7 h2 r1/3 Juan Carlos Dyrzka 23 Argentina ARG
7 h3 r1/3 Virgil Okiring 22 Uganda UGA
7 h4 r1/3 Christian Voigt 20 Germany GER
7 h5 r1/3 Edward Akika 23 Nigeria NGR
8 h2 r1/3 Simbara Maki 25 Cote d'Ivoire CIV
8 h4 r1/3 Samir Vincent 23 Iraq IRQ