Gordon Pirie

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Gordon Pirie
Pirie in 1956
Personal information
Born10 February 1931
Leeds, England
Died7 December 1991 (aged 60)
Lymington, England
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
ClubSouth London Harriers, London
Medal record
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1956 Melbourne 5,000 metres
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Stockholm 5,000 metres

Douglas Alistair Gordon Pirie (10 February 1931 – 7 December 1991) was an English long-distance runner. He was born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England but was brought up in Coulsdon, Surrey and ran for South London Harriers.

Pirie died of bile duct cancer in Lymington, Hampshire.

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