Great Britain at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Great Britain at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United Kingdom
IOC code  GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
Website www.olympics.org.uk
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Competitors 204 (160 men and 44 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Anita Lonsbrough (opening)
Allan Jay (closing)
Medals
Rank: 10
Gold
4
Silver
12
Bronze
2
Total
18
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

The United Kingdom competed as Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 204 competitors, 160 men and 44 women, took part in 124 events in 17 sports.[1] British athletes have competed and won at least one gold medal in every Summer Olympic Games. Future Liberal Democrat leader Menzies Campbell represented Britain at the 200m.

Medallists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying Round — 61.90m (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

13 fencers, 9 men and 4 women, represented Great Britain in 1964.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Great Britain in 1964.

Individual
Team
  • Benjamin Finnis
  • Robert Phelps
  • Jim Fox

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Louis Martin

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Britain at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-17.