Mike Lindsay

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Michael Robert "Mike" Lindsay (born 2 November 1938) is a British former track and field athlete who competed in the discus throw and shot put disciplines. He represented Great Britain at the 1960 Summer Olympics and in the 1964 Summer Olympics.[1]

He was a three-time winner of the discus (1957, 1959, 1960) at the AAA Championships and also won the shot put title at the event in 1963. He placed in the top three in the shot put six times at the AAAs in the 1960s.[2]

Lindsay also competed internationally for Scotland as a three-time participant at the British Empire and Commonwealth Games from 1958 to 1970. His best performance was a silver medal double at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.[1]

He was also a double throws runner-up for Great Britain at the 1963 Summer Universiade.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Mike Lindsay". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 May 2012.
  2. ^ AAA Championships (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-01-25.
  3. ^ World Student Games. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-01-25.