Great Britain at the 1964 Winter Olympics

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Great Britain at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United Kingdom
IOC code  GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
At the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck
Competitors 36 (27 men, 9 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearer Keith Schellenberg (luge)
Medals Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.

British luger Kazimierz Kay-Skrzypecki was killed on the Olympic course two weeks before the games.

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Robin Dixon
Tony Nash
Bobsleigh Two-man

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race
Time Rank
Jonathan Taylor Downhill DNF
Charles Palmer-Tomkinson 2:39.97 56
Charles Westenholz 2:36.12 50
John Rigby 2:34.32 44
Charles Palmer-Tomkinson Giant Slalom DSQ
Charles Westenholz DNF
Piers Westenholz 2:17.10 59
John Rigby 2:07.92 42
Men's slalom
Athlete Qualifying Final
Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
John Rigby 1:12.16 68 1:02.45 35 Did not advance
Jonathan Taylor 1:08.73 64 1:01.33 29 Did not advance
Piers Westenholz 1:05.12 54 1:01.89 31 Did not advance
Charles Westenholz 1:01.96 50 1:00.99 28 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Anna Asheshov Downhill 2:05.41 38
Tania Heald 2:04.82 35
Divina Galica 2:04.10 30
Gina Hathorn 2:02.20 16
Wendy Farrington Giant Slalom DSQ
Gina Hathorn 2:02.61 27
Jane Gissing 2:01.66 24
Divina Galica 2:00.79 23
Divina Galica Slalom DSQ DSQ
Gina Hathorn DSQ DSQ
Tania Heald 52.03 26 56.40 23 1:48.43 21
Jane Gissing 49.70 19 54.48 20 1:44.18 17

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Roderick Tuck 1'33:55.5 9 1'51:55.5 43
John Moore 1'27:49.4 10 1'47:49.4 40
Alan Notley 1'36:10.3 5 1'46:10.3 37
John Dent 1'30:27.2 3 1'36:27.2 29
1 Two minutes added per miss.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Nash and Dixon won the race after being loaned an axle bolt by the Italian bobsledder Eugenio Monti, who finished third but would be given the first De Coubertin Medal for sportsmanship.

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GBR-1 Tony Nash
Robin Dixon
Two-man 1:05.53 2 1:05.10 2 1:05.39 3 1:05.88 1 4:21.90 1st
GBR-2 Bill McCowen
Andrew Hedges
Two-man 1:07.47 15 1:07.73 15 1:06.52 9 1:08.95 18 4:30.67 16
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GBR-1 Tony Nash
Guy Renwick
David Lewis
Robin Dixon
Four-man 1:04.56 12 1:05.07 16 1:04.64 9 1:05.13 12 4:19.40 12
GBR-2 Bill McCowen
Robin Widdows
Robin Seel
Andrew Hedges
Four-man 1:04.49 11 1:04.68 14 1:05.53 15 1:04.73 9 4:19.43 13

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Frederick Andrew 1'06:51.4 69
David Rees 1'03:06.8 66
Andrew Morgan 1'02:20.9 62
John Moore 1'00:16.6 56
30 km Roderick Tuck 1'47:52.6 55
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
John Moore
John Dent
David Rees
Roderick Tuck
2'42:55.8 14

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Malcolm Cannon 18 24 1587.5 187 20
Hywel Evans 15 22 1640.1 159 18
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Diane Clifton-Peach 11 25 1711.7 152 18
Carol-Ann Warner 12 22 1692.9 162 16
Sally-Anne Stapleford 7 19 1757.9 108 11

Luge[edit]

British luger Kazimierz Kay-Skyszpeski was killed on the Olympic course two weeks before the games.

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gordon Porteus 1:00.98 28 DSQ DSQ
Keith Schellenberg 58.69 26 59.06 25 58.14 26 58.87 27 3:54.76 25

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Thomas Dawson 45.2 44
Terry Malkin 42.6 27
1500 m Thomas Dawson 2:26.4 49
Tony Bullen 2:23.7 45
Terry Malkin 2:13.3 11
5000 m Tony Bullen 8:12.4 22
Terry Malkin 7:59.4 16
10,000 m Tony Bullen 17:19.8 28
Terry Malkin 16:35.2 8

References[edit]