Malcolm Spence (Jamaican athlete)

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Malcolm Spence
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Birth name Malcolm A. E. Spence
Born 2 January 1936

Malcolm A. E. "Mal" Spence (born 2 January 1936) is a Jamaican former athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metres. His twin brother Melville also competed in track and field.

Spence competed for the British West Indies in the 1960 Summer Olympics held in Rome, Italy, where he won the bronze medal in the men's 4x400 metres relay with his teammates James Wedderburn, Keith Gardner and George Kerr. Curiously, there were two people named Malcolm Spence running the 400 meters distance at the 1960 Olympics, both getting a bronze medal. Malcolm Spence from South Africa took the bronze medal in the Open race, while the South African relay team finished in fourth, one second behind Mal Spence's British West Indian relay team.

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