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1954 Commonwealth Games Gold

(British Empire and Commonwealth Games)

Opening Ceremony … 30 July 1954 Host City … Vancouver, Canada Closing Ceremony … 7 August 1954
Participants … 662 athletes, 24 Commonwealth Nations


20 Australian Gold Medal Winners

Athletics • Cycling • Diving • Fencing • Rowing • Swimming • Weightlifting • Wrestling

ATHLETICS
 Men’s Javelin James Achurch
 Men’s 440 Yards Kevan Gosper
 Men’s 440 Yards Hurdles David Lean
 Women’s 100 Yards Marjorie Nelson (Jackson)
 Women’s 220 Yards Marjorie Nelson (Jackson)
 Women’s 4 x 110 Yards Relay Australia
CYCLING
 Men’s Time Trial Dick Ploog
 Men’s 10 Miles Scratch Lindsay Cocks
DIVING
 Women’s 10 Metres Highboard (Platform) Diving Barbara McAulay
FENCING
 Men’s Épée Ivan Lund
ROWING
 Men’s Double Sculls Mervyn Wood, Murray Riley
 Men’s Coxed Fours Lionel Robberds, Geoff Williamson,
Dave Anderson, Peter Evatt, Mervyn Wood
SWIMMING
 Men’s 110 Yards Freestyle Jon Henricks
 Men’s 440 Yards Freestyle Gary Chapman
 Men’s 4 x 220 Yards Freestyle Relay Australia
 Men’s 3 x 110 Yards Medley Relay Australia
 Women’s 110 Yards Freestyle Lorraine Crapp
 Women’s 440 Yards Freestyle Lorraine Crapp
WEIGHTLIFTING
 Men’s Lightweight – Overall Vern Barberis
WRESTLING
 Men’s Bantamweight Geoff Jameson

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