Ian Epton

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Ian Epton
Medal record
Men's Wrestling
Representing  Northern Rhodesia
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place 1954 Vancouver Bantamweight
Representing  South Africa
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1958 Cardiff Flyweight

Ian Epton is a former wrestler from Zambia, which was then the British protectorate of Northern Rhodesia.

He competed at the 1954 British Empire Games, and won a bronze medal for wrestling in the Men's Bantamweight class.[1] In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, he won a gold medal for South Africa in the flyweight category.[2]


  1. ^ Phiri, Stepehen (2014) "Zambia’s medal hunt starts", Zambia Daily Mail . Retrieved 10 August 2014
  2. ^ Horizon: The Magazine of the Rhodesian Selection Trust Group of Companies, Volume 7, p. 36