Great Britain at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Great Britain at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
IOC code GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
in Tokyo
Competitors 204 (160 men and 44 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Anita Lonsbrough (opening)
Allan Jay (closing)
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 12 2 18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

The United Kingdom competed as Great Britain 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]

Medals by sport
Sport Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Total
Athletics 4 7 1 12
Fencing 0 1 0 1
Rowing 0 1 0 1
Sailing 0 1 0 1
Swimming 0 1 0 1
Weightlifting 0 1 0 1
Equestrian 0 0 1 1
Total 4 12 2 18

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]

Twelve cyclists represented Great Britain in 1964.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

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]

Eight shooters represented Great Britain in 1964.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Louis Martin

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Britain at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 August 2014.