Trevor Vincent

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Trevor Vincent
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Personal information
Birth nameTrevor Anthony Vincent
Born27 April 1938 (1938-04-27) (age 81)
Armadale, Victoria
Height174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
Country Australia
Event(s)3000 metres steeplechase, 1500 metres, 5000 metres
ClubGlenhuntly Athletics Club

Trevor Anthony Vincent (born 27 April 1938) is a former 3000 metres steeplechase runner from Australia. In 1962 he competed for his country at the Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Australia, winning the gold medal in the 3000m steeplechase event. He also competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Athletic career[edit]

In 1962 he competed for his native country at the in Perth, Western Australia, winning the gold medal in the 3000m steeplechase event with a time of 8:43.4 seconds, setting an inaugural Games record and breaking his own Australian record of 8:49.2. Vincent won by 15 yards ahead of the favoured Englishmen Maurice Herriott and fellow countryman Ron Blackney who won the bronze medal.[1] He also competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Webster, Jim (25 November 1962). "Great start for Australian athletes". The Sun-Herald. John Fairfax and Sons. p. 45.

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