|Athletics at the 6th British Empire and Commonwealth Games|
The now-modernised Cardiff Arms Park.
|Dates||18–26 July 1958|
|Host city|| Cardiff, Wales |
|Venue||Cardiff Arms Park|
|Participation||424 athletes from |
|Records set||3 WR|
At the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games , the athletics events were held at Cardiff Arms Park in Cardiff, Wales in July 1958. A total of 29 athletics events were contested at the Games, 20 by men and 9 by women. Four Games records were improved during the competition and three world records were set (at 440 yards hurdles, women's javelin, women's 4 x 110 yards relay).
|120 yards hurdles|
(wind: +3.5 m/s)
|440 yards hurdles||49.73 (WR) GR||50.59||51.75|
|4 × 110 yards relay|
|4 × 440 yards relay|
|High jump||2.06 m||2.03 m||2.00 m|
|Pole vault||4.16 m||4.16 m||4.16 m|
|Long jump||7.47 m||7.47 m||7.33 m|
|Triple jump||15.74 m (w)||15.69 m||15.45 m|
|Shot put||17.57 m||16.50 m||15.79 m|
|Discus throw||55.94 m||51.73 m||51.63 m|
|Hammer throw||62.9 m||61.7 m||57.58 m|
|Javelin throw||71.29 m||70.83 m||70.41 m|
(wind: +0.3 m/s)
|220 yards||23.65 GR||23.77||23.9|
|80 metres hurdles|
(wind: +4.9 m/s)
|4 × 110 yards relay|
|High jump||1.70 m||1.70 m||1.65 m|
|Long jump||6.02 m (w)||5.97 m (w)||5.97 m (w)|
|Shot put||15.54 m||14.44 m||14.03 m|
|Discus throw||45.91 m||45.29 m||44.93 m|
|Javelin throw||57.40 m (WR)||48.73 m||46.78 m|
Host nation (Wales)
|Totals (13 nations)||29||29||29||87|
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