|New Zealand at the|
1964 Summer Olympics
|NOC||New Zealand Olympic and British Empire Games Association|
|Competitors||64 (56 men, 8 women) in 11 sports|
|Flag bearer||Peter Snell|
| Medals |
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
New Zealand at the 1964 Summer Olympics was represented by a team of 64 competitors, 56 men and eight women, who took part in 35 events across 11 sports.Selection of the team for the Games in Tokyo, Japan, was the responsibility of the New Zealand Olympic and British Empire Games Association. New Zealand's flagbearer at the opening ceremony was Peter Snell. The New Zealand team finished equal 12th on the medal table, winning a total of five medals, three of which were gold.
|Peter Snell||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||16 October|
|Peter Snell||Athletics||Men's 1500 metres||21 October|
| Helmer Pedersen |
|Sailing||Flying Dutchman||21 October|
|Marise Chamberlain||Athletics||Women's 800 metres||20 October|
|John Davies||Athletics||Men's 1500 metres||21 October|
|Medals by sport|
|Medals by gender|
|Bill Baillie||Men's 5000 m||13:55.4||2 Q||N/A||13:51.0||6|
|Marise Chamberlain||Women's 800 m||2:06.8||2 Q||N/A||2:04.6||1 Q||2:02.8|
|John Davies||Men's 1500 m||3:45.5||2 Q||N/A||3:41.9||3 Q||3:39.6|
|Murray Halberg||Men's 5000 m||14:12.0||4||N/A||Did not advance|
|Men's 10,000 m||N/A||29:10.8||7|
|Jeff Julian||Men's marathon||N/A||2:27:57.6||29|
|Ivan Keats||Men's marathon||N/A||2:36:16.8||42|
|Barry Magee||Men's 10,000 m||N/A||30:32.0||23|
|Avis McIntosh||Women's 80 m hurdles||10.8||3 Q||N/A||10.9||5||Did not advance|
|Women's 100 m||12.0||4 Q||12.0||6||Did not advance|
|Doreen Porter||Women's 100 m||11.7||2 Q||11.8||5||Did not advance|
|Women's 200 m||24.2||3 q||N/A||24.0||6||Did not advance|
|Ray Puckett||Men's marathon||N/A||2:27:34.0||27|
|Neville Scott||Men's 5000 m||15:01.0||11||N/A||Did not advance|
|Peter Snell||Men's 800 m||1:49.0||1 Q||N/A||1:46.9||1 Q||1:45.1 OR|
|Men's 1500 m||3:46.8||4 Q||N/A||3:38.8||1 Q||3:38.1|
|Les Mills||Men's discus throw||51.70||21||Did not advance|
|Men's shot put||18.05||=6 Q||18.52||7|
|Valerie Young||Women's discus throw||51.94||10 Q||49.59||13|
|Women's shot put||16.40||2 Q||17.26||4|
|Athlete||Event||Round of 64||Round of 32||Round of 16||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Final||Rank|
|Paddy Donovan||Men's lightweight||Bye|
|Did not advance||=17|
|Brian Maunsell||Men's light welterweight||Bye|
|Did not advance||=17|
Five cyclists represented New Zealand in 1964.
| Laurie Byers |
|Athlete||Horse||Event||Round 1||Round 2||Overall|
|Graeme Hansen||Saba Sam||Individual||12.75||10||25.00||33||37.75||23|
|Adrian White||El Dorado||Individual||37.25||36||25.25||34||62.50||35|
| Bruce Hansen |
|Athlete||Vault||Uneven bars||Balance beam||Floor||All-around|
None of the New Zealand gymnasts qualified for any of the apparatus finals.
| John Anslow |
| Ross Gillespie |
|6||6||0||0||17||3||12||Advance to semi-finals|
|6||4||0||2||16||5||8||Advance to semi-finals|
|6||3||1||2||7||9||7||5th–8th classification round|
|6||3||0||3||6||6||6||5th–8th classification round|
In 1964, New Zealand entered boats in three of the seven events:men's single sculls, men's coxed four, and men's eight. The competition was for men only; women would first row at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
|Murray Watkinson||Single sculls||7:49.01||2 R||7:45.28||1 FA||8:35.57||5|
| Darien Boswell |
Robert Page (cox)
|Coxed four||6:50.81||3 R||7:09.26||2 FB||6:45.16||8|
| Mark Brownlee |
Douglas Pulman (cox)
|Eight||6:20.63||4 R||6:14.83||3 FB||6:07.59||11|
|Athlete||Event||Race||Net points||Final rank|
| Helmer Pedersen (helm)|
|Dave Gerrard||Men's 200 m butterfly||2:16.3||14 Q||2:15.4||13||Did not advance|
|Vivien Haddon||Women's 200 m breaststroke||2:53.4||11||N/A||Did not advance|
|Athlete||Event||Press||Snatch||Clean & Jerk||Total||Rank|
|Don Oliver||Men's heavyweight||157.5||10||132.5||12||190.0||=4||480.0||9|
|Athlete||Event||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||Round 4||Round 5||Final||Rank|
|Tony Greig||Men's freestyle lightweight|
|Roy Meehan||Men's freestyle featherweight|
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