Peter Wells (athlete)

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Peter Wells
1949 08 06 Peter Wells.jpg
Personal information
Full namePeter Wells
NationalityEngland England New Zealand New Zealand
Born(1929-05-23)23 May 1929
Friern Barnet, London
Died5 January 2018(2018-01-05) (aged 88)
Christchurch, New Zealand
EducationByng Road Council School, Queen Elizabeth's School, Barnet
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
CountryUnited Kingdom Great Britain, England England, New Zealand New Zealand
Event(s)High Jump
Coached byArthur Gold
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals1952 Summer Olympics 1956 Summer Olympics
Commonwealth finals1950 British Empire Games 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
Personal best(s)6ft 7.5in (2.02m)

Peter Wells (23 May 1929 – 5 January 2018) was a British-born New Zealand athlete. He competed in the High Jump at the 1952 and 1956 Summer Olympics. He also represented England at the 1950 Empire Games in Auckland. He represented New Zealand at the 1954 Commonwealth Games in Vancouver.

Wells was born at Friern Barnet in North London.[1] He died at Christchurch, New Zealand on 5 January 2018 at the age of 88.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Phillips, Bob. "Track Stats - Peter Wells". Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  2. Peter Wells