Chris Black (athlete)

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Christopher ("Chris") Francis Black (born 1 January 1950 in Edinburgh) is a retired Scottish hammer thrower, who represented Great Britain at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1976 (Montreal). His best Olympic result was finishing in seventh place at the 1976 Summer Olympics, throwing 73.18 metres.

He held the Scottish record for the hammer throw from 1983 to 2015.[1]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  Scotland
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 17th 71.18 m


  1. ^ "Mark Dry breaks Scottish hammer record at Loughborough International". The Herald. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 22 August 2015. 

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