Great Britain at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Great Britain at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Infobox Olympics Great Britain
games=1964 Summer
flagbearer= Anita Lonsbrough (opening)
Allan Jay (closing)

The United Kingdom competed as Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. British athletes have competed and won at least one gold medal in every Summer Olympic Games. Future Liberal Democrat leader Menzies Campbell represented Britain at the 200m.



* Kenneth Matthews — Athletics, Men's 20 km Walk

* Lynn Davies — Athletics, Men's Long Jump

* Ann Packer — Athletics, Women's 800 metres

* Mary Rand — Athletics, Women's Long Jump


* Basil Heatley — Athletics, Men's Marathon

* John Cooper — Athletics, Men's 400 m Hurdles

* Maurice Herriott — Athletics, Men's 3000 m Steeplechase

* Adrian Metcalfe, Robbie Brightwell, John Cooper, and Timothy Graham — Athletics, Men's 4×400 m Relay

* Paul Nihill — Athletics, Men's 50 km Walk

* Ann Packer — Athletics, Women's 400 metres

* Mary Rand — Athletics, Women's Pentathlon

* Henry Hoskyns — Fencing, Men's Épée Individual

* John Russell, Hugh Wardell-Yerburgh, William Barry, John James, and Ted Nash — Rowing, Men's Coxless Fours

* Robert McGregor — Swimming, Men's 100 m Freestyle

* Louis Martin — Weightlifting, Men's Middle Heavyweight

* Arthur Morgan and Franklyn Musto — Sailing, Men's Flying Dutchman


* Janet Simpson, Daphne Arden, Dorothy Hyman, and Mary Rand — Athletics, Women's 4×100 m Relay

* Peter Robeson — Equestrian, Jumping Individual

Results by event


Men's Individual Road Race
*Colin Lewis — 4:39:51.74 (→ 25th place)
*Terence West — 4:39:51.74 (→ 26th place)
*Derek Harrison — 4:39:51.75 (→ 31st place)
*Michael Cowley — 4:39:51.79 (→ 50th place)

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