Great Britain at the
1964 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeGBR
NOCBritish Olympic Association
in Tokyo
Competitors204 (160 men and 44 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearers Anita Lonsbrough (opening)
Allan Jay (closing)
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold
4
Silver
12
Bronze
2
Total
18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Great Britain, represented by the British Olympic Association (BOA), competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 204 competitors, 160 men and 44 women, took part in 124 events in 17 sports.[1] 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.

Medallists

Medals by sport
Sport
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Silver medal icon.svg
Bronze medal icon.svg
Total
Athletics 4 7 1 12
Fencing 0 1 0 1
Rowing 0 1 0 1
Sailing 0 1 0 1
Swimming 0 1 0 1
Weightlifting 0 1 0 1
Equestrian 0 0 1 1
Total 4 12 2 18

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying Round — 61.90m (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Twelve cyclists represented Great Britain in 1964.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1964 Summer Olympics

13 fencers, 9 men and 4 women, represented Great Britain in 1964.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Four male Judoka represented Great Britain in 1964.

Individual

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Great Britain in 1964.

Individual
Team

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Eight shooters represented Great Britain in 1964.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting

Louis Martin

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1964 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Great Britain at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 18 August 2014.