Canada at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

Canada at the
1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
CGF code CAN
CGA Commonwealth Games Canada
Website commonwealthgames.ca
in Perth, Australia
Flag bearer Opening:
Closing:
Medals
Ranked 5thth
Gold
4
Silver
12
Bronze
15
Total
31
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire Games
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
  • 1970
  • 1974
Commonwealth Games

Canada competed at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Australia, from 22 November to 1 December 1962.

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 GoldBruce KiddAthleticsMen's 6 miles24 November
 BronzeBruce KiddAthleticsMen's 3 miles26 November
 BronzeDavid SteenAthleticsMen's shot put29 November

Athletics

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Lynn Eves 100 yd 9.9 3 Q 10.2 5 Did not advance
Robert Fisher-Smith 10.0 4 Q 10.3 5 Did not advance
Harry Jerome 9.4 1 Q 9.6 1 Q 9.5 2 Q 10.0 6
Lynn Eves 220 yd 22.1 2 Q 22.0 3 Q 21.7 6 Did not advance
Robert Fisher-Smith 22.4 4 Q 23.0 6 Did not advance
Harry Jerome DNS Did not advance
Bill Crothers 440 yd 48.4 2 Q N/A 48.2 5 Did not advance
Don Bertoia 880 yd 1:53.3 3 N/A Did not advance
Bill Crothers 1:51.4 1 Q N/A 1:52.3 5 Did not advance
Hylke van der Wal DNS N/A Did not advance
Don Bertoia 1 mile 4:19.0 7 N/A Did not advance
Jim Irons 4:10.8 3 Q N/A 4:17.4 8
Bruce Kidd DNS N/A Did not advance
Hylke van der Wal 4:18.6 7 N/A Did not advance
Bruce Kidd 3 miles N/A 13:36.4
Bruce Kidd 6 miles N/A 28:26.6 GR
George Shepherd 440 yd hurdles 54.3 5 N/A Did not advance
Hylke van der Wal 3000 m steeplechase N/A 9:26.0 8
Don Bertoia
Bill Crothers
Lynn Eves
George Shepherd
4×440 yd relay 3:15.2 3 Q N/A 3:20.6 6
Gordon Dickson Marathon N/A 2:44:17 12
Bruce Kidd N/A DNF
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Alf Groom Pole vault 13 ft 0 in (3.96 m) 9
Gerry Moro 14 ft 3 in (4.34 m) 4
Bob Watson 14 ft 0 in (4.27 m) 6
David Steen Shot put 58 ft 8 34 in (17.90 m)
Gerry Moro Discus throw DNS
Women
Track events
Athlete Event Round 1 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Yvonne Breeden 100 yd 11.4 3 Q 11.5 6 Did not advance
Yvonne Breeden 220 yd 25.3 3 Q 25.5 6 Did not advance
Abby Hoffman 880 yd N/A 2:21.6 7
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Rank
Pat Dobie Discus throw 130 ft 11 in (39.90 m) 7
Javelin throw 145 ft 9 12 in (44.44 m) 5

See also

References

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