New Zealand at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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New Zealand at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IOC code NZL
NOC New Zealand Olympic and British Empire Games Association
Website www.olympic.org.nz
in Tokyo
Competitors64 (56 men, 8 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearer Peter Snell
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold
3
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
5
Officials17
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
Flag of Australasian team for Olympic games.svg  Australasia (1908 · 1912)

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. [1] 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.

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Medal tables

MedalNameSportEventDate
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Peter Snell Athletics Men's 800 metres 16 October
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Peter Snell Athletics Men's 1500 metres 21 October
Gold medal icon.svg Gold Helmer Pedersen
Earle Wells
Sailing Flying Dutchman 21 October
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Marise Chamberlain Athletics Women's 800 metres 20 October
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze John Davies Athletics Men's 1500 metres 21 October
Medals by sport
Sport Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Total
Athletics 2024
Sailing 1001
Total3025
Medals by gender
Gender Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Total
Male3014
Female0011
Total3025

Athletics

Track and road

AthleteEventHeatQuarterfinalSemifinalFinal
ResultRank [lower-roman 1] ResultRank [lower-roman 2] ResultRank [lower-roman 3] ResultRank
Bill Baillie Men's 5000 m 13:55.42 QN/A13:51.06
Marise Chamberlain Women's 800 m 2:06.82 QN/A2:04.61 Q2:02.8Bronze medal icon.svg
John Davies Men's 1500 m 3:45.52 QN/A3:41.93 Q3:39.6Bronze medal icon.svg
Murray Halberg Men's 5000 m 14:12.04N/ADid not advance
Men's 10,000 m N/A29:10.87
Jeff Julian Men's marathon N/A2:27:57.629
Ivan Keats Men's marathon N/A2:36:16.842
Barry Magee Men's 10,000 m N/A30:32.023
Avis McIntosh Women's 80 m hurdles 10.83 QN/A10.95Did not advance
Women's 100 m 12.04 Q12.06Did not advance
Doreen Porter Women's 100 m 11.72 Q11.85Did not advance
Women's 200 m 24.23 qN/A24.06Did not advance
Ray Puckett Men's marathon N/A2:27:34.027
Neville Scott Men's 5000 m 15:01.011N/ADid not advance
Peter Snell Men's 800 m 1:49.01 QN/A1:46.91 Q1:45.1 ORGold medal icon.svg
Men's 1500 m 3:46.84 QN/A3:38.81 Q3:38.1Gold medal icon.svg
  1. Ranks given are within the heat
  2. Ranks given are within the quarterfinal
  3. Ranks given are within the semifinal

Field

AthleteEventQualificationFinal
ResultRankResultRank
Les Mills Men's discus throw 51.7021Did not advance
Men's shot put 18.05=6 Q18.527
Valerie Young Women's discus throw 51.9410 Q49.5913
Women's shot put 16.402 Q17.264

Boxing

AthleteEventRound of 64Round of 32Round of 16QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinalRank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Paddy Donovan Men's lightweight ByeFlag of Argentina.svg  Pace  (ARG)
LRSC
Did not advance=17
Brian Maunsell Men's light welterweight ByeFlag of the Soviet Union.svg  Frolov  (URS)
LRSC
Did not advance=17

Cycling

Five cyclists represented New Zealand in 1964.

Road

Men's individual road race
AthleteTimeRank
Laurie Byers 4:39:51.7410
Max Grace 4:39:51.8366
Richard Johnstone 4:39:51.7417
Des Thomson 4:39:51.8161
Men's team time trial
AthleteTimeRank
Laurie Byers
Arthur Candy
Max Grace
Richard Johnstone
2:38:37.3518

Equestrian

Jumping

AthleteHorseEventRound 1Round 2Overall
FaultsRankFaultsRankFaultsRank
Bruce Hansen Tide Individual 24.00=2732.003756.00=31
Graeme Hansen Saba Sam Individual 12.751025.003337.7523
Adrian White El Dorado Individual 37.253625.253462.5035
Bruce Hansen
Graeme Hansen
Adrian White
See above Team 74.001082.2510156.2510

Gymnastics

Women's individual

Apparatus qualifying and all-around
AthleteVaultUneven barsBalance beamFloorAll-around
total
All-around
rank
CORankCORankCORankCORank
Pauline Gardiner 8.9338.833688.1338.266748.7338.066768.6338.7337968.33076
Theodora Hill 8.6008.933728.4007.833778.8008.700708.7668.9336868.96575
Jean Spencer 8.6008.500767.9338.400758.6667.300798.3668.6008166.36578

None of the New Zealand gymnasts qualified for any of the apparatus finals.

Field hockey

Men's tournament

Team roster
John Anslow
Ernest Barnes
Trevor Blake
Peter Byers
Phil Bygrave
Timothy Carter
John Cullen
Ross Gillespie
Bruce Judge
Grantley Judge
Ian Kerr
Brian Maunsell
Alan Patterson
Bill Schaefer
Group A
12 October 1964 (1964-10-12)
New Zealand  Flag of New Zealand.svg2–0Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
13 October 1964 (1964-10-13)
Kenya  Flag of Kenya.svg3–2Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
15 October 1964 (1964-10-15)
Japan  Flag of Japan.svg1–0Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
16 October 1964 (1964-10-16)
Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg2–1Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
18 October 1964 (1964-10-18)
Pakistan  Flag of Pakistan.svg2–0Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
19 October 1964 (1964-10-19)
Rhodesia Flag of Rhodesia (1964-1968).svg 2–1Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
TeamPldWDLGFGAPtsQualification
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 660017312Advance to semi-finals
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 64021658Advance to semi-finals
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 63127975th–8th classification round
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 63036665th–8th classification round
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 62045124
Flag of Rhodesia (1964-1968).svg Rhodesia 61144163
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 61056102

Rowing

In 1964, New Zealand entered boats in three of the seven events: [2] men's single sculls, [3] men's coxed four, [4] and men's eight. [5] The competition was for men only; women would first row at the 1976 Summer Olympics. [6]

AthleteEventHeatsRepechageFinal
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Murray Watkinson Single sculls 7:49.012 R7:45.281 FA8:35.575
Darien Boswell
Alistair Dryden
Peter Masfen
Dudley Storey
Robert Page (cox)
Coxed four 6:50.813 R7:09.262 FB6:45.168
Mark Brownlee
Alexander Clark
Peter Delaney
John Gibbons
George Paterson
Tony Popplewell
Raymond Skinner
Alan Webster
Douglas Pulman (cox)
Eight 6:20.634 R6:14.833 FB6:07.5911

Sailing

AthleteEventRaceNet pointsFinal rank
1234567
Peter Mander Finn 7161017841716162077434156844
Helmer Pedersen (helm)
Earle Wells
Flying Dutchman 219101
DNF
1423946142314238216255Gold medal icon.svg

Swimming

AthleteEventHeatSemifinalFinal
ResultRankResultRankResultRank
Dave Gerrard Men's 200 m butterfly 2:16.314 Q2:15.413Did not advance
Vivien Haddon Women's 200 m breaststroke 2:53.411N/ADid not advance

Weightlifting

AthleteEventPressSnatchClean & JerkTotalRank
ResultRankResultRankResultRank
Don Oliver Men's heavyweight 157.510132.512190.0=4480.09

Wrestling

AthleteEventRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5FinalRank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Tony Greig Men's freestyle lightweight Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png  Jeong  (KOR)
L
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  Rost  (EUA)
L Fall
Eliminated
Roy Meehan Men's freestyle featherweight Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg  Tovar  (MEX)
L Fall
State Flag of Iran (1964-1980).svg  Seifpour  (IRI)
L Fall
Eliminated

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