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Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics

At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, the athletics competition included 36 events, 24 for men and 12 for women. The women's 400 metres and women's pentathlon events were newly introduced at these Games. There were a total number of 1016 participating athletes from 82 countries.

Contents

  • Medal summary 1
    • Men 1.1
    • Women 1.2
  • Medal table 2
  • References 3

Medal summary

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
 Bob Hayes
United States (USA)
10.0
(=WR)
 Enrique Figuerola
Cuba (CUB)
10.2  Harry Jerome
Canada (CAN)
10.2
200 metres
 Henry Carr
United States (USA)
20.3
(OR)
 Paul Drayton
United States (USA)
20.5  Edwin Roberts
Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)
20.6
400 metres
 Mike Larrabee
United States (USA)
45.1  Wendell Mottley
Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)
45.2  Andrzej Badeński
Poland (POL)
45.6
800 metres
 Peter Snell
New Zealand (NZL)
1:45.1
(OR)
 Bill Crothers
Canada (CAN)
1:45.6  Wilson Kiprugut
Kenya (KEN)
1:45.9
1500 metres
 Peter Snell
New Zealand (NZL)
3:38.1  Josef Odložil
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
3:39.6  John Davies
New Zealand (NZL)
3:39.6
5000 metres
 Bob Schul
United States (USA)
13:48.8 13:49.6 13:49.8
10,000 metres
28:24.4
(OR)
28:24.8 28:25.8
110 metres hurdles
13.67 13.74 13.78
400 metres hurdles
49.6 50.1 50.1
3000 metres steeplechase
8:30.8
(OR)
8:32.4 8:33.8
4×100 metres relay
 United States (USA)
Paul Drayton
Gerry Ashworth
Richard Stebbins
Bob Hayes
39.0
(WR)
 Poland (POL)
Andrzej Zieliński
Wiesław Maniak
Marian Foik
Marian Dudziak
39.3  France (FRA)
Paul Genevay
Bernard Laidebeur
Claude Piquemal
Jocelyn Delecour
39.3
4×400 metres relay
 United States (USA)
Ollan Cassell
Mike Larrabee
Ulis Williams
Henry Carr
3:00.7
(WR)
 Great Britain (GBR)
Tim Graham
Adrian Metcalfe
John Cooper
Robbie Brightwell
3:01.6  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)
Edwin Skinner
Kent Bernard
Edwin Roberts
Wendell Mottley
3:01.7
20 kilometres walk
1:29:34.0
(OR)
1:31:13.2 1:31:59.4
50 kilometres walk
4:11:12.4
(OR)
4:11:31.2 4:14:17.4
Marathon
2:12:11.2
(WR)
2:16:19.2 2:16:22.8
Long jump
8.07 m 8.03 m 7.99 m
Triple jump
16.85 m
(OR)
16.58 m 16.57 m
High jump
2.18 m
(OR)
2.18 m 2.16 m
Pole vault
5.10 m
(OR)
5.05 m 5.00 m
Shot put
20.33 m
(OR)
20.20 m 19.39 m
Discus throw
61.00 m
(OR)
60.52 m 59.49 m
Javelin throw
82.66 m 82.32 m 80.57 m
Hammer throw
69.74 m
(OR)
69.09 m 68.09 m
Decathlon
7887 7842 7809

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
11.4 11.6 11.6
200 metres
23.0
(OR)
23.1 23.1
400 metres
52.0
(OR)
52.2 53.4
800 metres
2:01.1
(WR)
2:01.9 2:02.8
80 metres hurdles
10.5 10.5 10.6
4×100 metres relay
 Poland (POL)
Teresa Ciepły
Irena Kirszenstein
Halina Górecka
Ewa Kłobukowska
43.6
(WR)
 United States (USA)
Willye White
Wyomia Tyus
Marilyn White
Edith McGuire
43.9  Great Britain (GBR)
Janet Simpson
Mary Rand
Daphne Arden
Dorothy Hyman
44.0
Long jump
6.76 m
(WR)
6.60 m 6.42 m
High jump
1.90 m
(OR)
1.80 m 1.78 m
Shot put
18.14 m
(OR)
17.61 m 17.45 m
Discus throw
57.27 m
(OR)
57.21 m 56.97 m
Javelin throw
60.54 m 58.27 m 57.06 m
Pentathlon
5246
(WR)
5035 4956

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 14 7 3 24
2  Soviet Union (URS) 5 2 11 18
3  Great Britain (GBR) 4 7 1 12
4 2 5 3 10
5 2 4 2 8
6 2 0 2 4
7 2 0 1 3
8 1 1 4 6
9 1 0 1 2
10 1 0 0 1
1 0 0 1
1 0 0 1
13 0 3 1 4
14 0 2 0 2
15 0 1 2 3
16 0 1 1 2
0 1 1 2
18 0 1 0 1
0 1 0 1
20 0 0 1 1
0 0 1 1
0 0 1 1

References

  • International Olympic Committee results database
  • Athletics Australia


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