Australia at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Australia competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 243 competitors, 203 men and 40 women, took part in 133 events in 19 sports.[1] Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Australia at the
1964 Summer Olympics
IOC codeAUS
NOCAustralian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympics.com.au
in Tokyo
Competitors243 (203 men, 40 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Ivan Lund (opening)
Dawn Fraser (closing)
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
6
Silver
2
Bronze
10
Total
18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
 Australasia (1908–1912)

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Men's High Jump

  • Lawrie Peckham
    • Qualifying Round 2.06m
    • Final 2.09m (→ 10th place)

Women's 800 metres

Basketball

Men's Team Competition

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

14 cyclists represented Australia in 1964.

Individual road race

Sprint

1000m time trial

Tandem

Individual pursuit

Team pursuit

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

18 fencers, 13 men and 5 women, represented Australia 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

Hockey

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Australia in 1964.

Individual

Team

  • Peter Macken
  • Donald McMiken
  • Duncan Page

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Eight shooters represented Australia in 1964.

25 m pistol

50 m pistol

50 m rifle, three positions

50 m rifle, prone

Swimming

Water polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

Freestyle

Light Heavyweight

References

  1. "Australia at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
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