Maurice Herriott

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Maurice Herriott
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1964 Tokyo 3000 metre steeplechase

Maurice Herriott (born 8 October 1939) was a British track and field athlete who competed mainly in the 3000 metres steeplechase. He was born in Great Wyrley, South Staffordshire.

He competed for Great Britain in the 1964 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan in the 3000 metre steeple chase where he won the silver medal. He also competed in the same event at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico, but with less success.[1] He also competed at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, taking the silver medal in the steeplechase for England.

Nationally he ran for the Birmingham-based athletics club Sparkhill Harriers, of which he was made an honorary lifelong member.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maurice Herriott. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-07-01.
  2. ^ Sparkhill Harriers