British West Indies at the Olympics

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BWI

The West Indies Federation were at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy by the name Antilles (ANT).

Medalists[change | edit source]

Medal Name Sport Event
33 Bronze  George Kerr (JAM) Athletics Men's 800 metres
33 Bronze  George Kerr (JAM)
 James Wedderburn (BAR)
 Keith Gardner (JAM)
 Malcolm Spence (JAM)
Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay

Results by event[change | edit source]

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics[change | edit source]

Event Name Result
Men's 100 metres Dennis Johnson Heats: 10.4 (2nd in heat)
Quarter-finals: 10.4 (4th, did not advance)
Men's 200 metres Clifton Bertrand Heats: 21.3 (3rd in heat)
Quarter-finals: 21.4 (6th, did not advance)
Dennis Johnson Heats: 21.2 (1st in heat)
Quarter-finals: 21.1 (3rd)
Semi-finals: 21.0 (5th, did not advance)
Men's 400 metres Malcolm Spence Heats: 47.6 (1st in heat)
Quarter-finals: 46.9 (3rd)
Semi-finals: 46.8 (5th, did not advance)
James Wedderburn Heats: 47.4 (2nd in heat)
Quarter-finals: 47.0 (4th, did not advance)
Men's 800 metres George Kerr Heats: 1:50.9 (1st in heat)
Quarter-finals: 1:49.4 (1st)
Semi-final: 1:47.1 (1st)
Final: 1:47.1 (→ 33 Bronze)
Men's 4×400 metre relay George Kerr
James Wedderburn
Keith Gardner
Malcolm Spence
Heats: 3:09.1 (1st in heat)
Semi-final: 3:09.2 (2nd)
Final: 3:04.0 (→ 33 Bronze)
Men's 110 metre hurdles Keith Gardner Heats: 14.3 (1st in heat)
Quarter-finals: 14.3 (2nd)
Semi-final: 14.2 (3rd)
Final: 14.4 (→ 5th place)
Men's long jump Paul Foreman Qualification: 7.42 m
Final: 7.26 m (→ 12th place)

Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling[change | edit source]

Event Name Result
Sprint Clyde Rimple Heats: 2nd of 2
Repechage: 1st of 2
Repechage final: 2nd of 3
Eighth-finals: 3rd of 3
Eighth-finals repechage: 2nd of 3 (did not advance)
1000 m time trial Clyde Rimple 1:16.08 (→ 23rd place)

Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing[change | edit source]

Event Name Result
Flying Dutchman class Richard John Bennett
Gerald Bird
893 points (→ 30th place)

Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting[change | edit source]

Event Name Result
50 m free pistol Anthony Bridge Qualification: 319 (→ 32nd in group, did not advance)
Keith De Casseres (retired)

Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting[change | edit source]

Event Name Result
Bantamweight (57 kg) Grantley Sobers Press: 97.5 kg (7th)
Snatch: 90.0 kg (12th)
Jerk: 120.0 kg (13th)
Total: 307.5 kg (→ 10th place)

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