Australia sent 243 athletes (203 men and 40 women) to the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics. They competed in 133 events in 19 Olympic sports. Australian athletes have competed in all of the Summer Olympic Games since the games started.
In Swimming Dawn Fraser won 1 gold, 1 silver medal. Bob Windle, Kevin Berry, Ian O’Brian all won 1 gold, 1 bronze medal each also in Swimming. David Dickson and Allan Wood both won 2 bronze medals each in Swimming.
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The following records are Australians who won gold, silver or bronze medals at the 1964 Olympic Games.
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Wayne Gammon was the youngest athlete for Australia (14 years 102 days) and Bill Northam oldest (59 years 15 days).
The Tokyo Summer Games had 5,137 participants (4,457 men and 680 women) from 93 countries.
1964 Tokyo Japan
|1st||Athletics||Women’s 400m||Betty Cuthbert|
|1st||Sailing||Men’s 5.5m class||William Northam, Peter O’Donnell, James Sargeant|
|1st||Swimming||Women’s 100m freestyle||Dawn Fraser|
|1st||Swimming||Men’s 1500m freestyle||Robert Windle|
|1st||Swimming||Men’s 200m breaststroke||Ian O’Brien|
|1st||Swimming||Men’s 200m butterfly||Kevin Berry|
|2nd||Athletics||Women’s high jump||Michele Brown|
|2nd||Swimming||Women’s 4x100m freestyle relay||Dawn Fraser, Lynette Bell, Robyn Thorn, Janice Murphy|
|3rd||Athletics||Women’s 80m hurdles||Pamela Kilborn|
|3rd||Athletics||Women’s 200m||Marilyn Black|
|3rd||Athletics||Women’s 400m||Judith Pollock|
|3rd||Athletics||Men’s 10,000m||Ron Clarke|
|3rd||Field Hockey||Men’s team competition||Robin Hodder, Paul Dearing, Patrick Nilan, Brian Glencross, Raymond Evans, John McBryde, Donald McWatters, Donald Smart, Graham Wood, Eric Pearce, Julian Pearce, Desmond Piper, Anthony Waters, Mervyn Crossman|
|3rd||Judo||Men’s open class||Theodore Boronovskis|
|3rd||Swimming||Men’s 400m freestyle||Allan Wood|
|3rd||Swimming||Men’s 1500m freestyle||Allan Wood|
|3rd||Swimming||Men’s 4x100m freestyle relay||David Dickson, Peter Doak, John Ryan, Robert Windle|
|3rd||Swimming||Men’s 4x100m medley relay||David Dickson, Kevin Berry, Ian O’Brien, Peter Reynolds|