Lynn Davies

Great Britain

Track & Field (Long Jump)

B: May 20, 1942

1964 Olympic Champion

Davies began with long jump in 1961 and finished fourth at the Commonwealth Games in 1962. The Welshman surprised many by winning the Olympic long jump gold medal in Tokyo, becoming the first non-American since 1920 to win the event. He also ran the 100 meters in Tokyo and was a member of the British 4x100 meter relay team that finished 8th. Davies captured the European and Commonwealth championships in 1966 and the European Indoor Championship in 1967. Davies finished 9th at the 1968 Olympics and took the silver medal at the 1969 European Championships and retained his Commonwealth Games title in 1970. Davies made a third Olympic appearance in 1972, finishing 18th in qualifying.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1979 U.K. Past Masters
1
70
N/A
Weight Lifting, Gym Test, 600 Steeplech., Cycling, Swimming
1979 UK Final
2
N/A
N/A
N/A
1979 European
4
35
N/A
Weight Lifting, 600 Meter Steeplechase
1979 Worlds
4
31
$14,300
None
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
2
45
N/A
Soccer, 600 Meter Steeplechase
1981 U.K. Final
4
32 1/2
N/A
Weight Lifting
TOTALS
213 1/2
$14,300
10

PERSONAL BESTS
Swimming - 50 Meters
33.5
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
Swimming - 66 2/3 Meters
46.7e
1981 U.K. Final
Archery
35
1979 European
Crossbow
27
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
Shooting - Rifle
47
1981 U.K. Final
Kayaking - 125 Meters
36.2
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
Weight Lifting - Clean & Jerk

105.0

1979 European
Gym Test - Parallel Bar Dips
55
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
Gym Test - Squat Thrusts
78
1981 U.K. Final
Gym Test - Dips + Squats
127
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
Cricket
2
1981 U.K. Final
Soccer Penalties
0
1979 European
Soccer Test
3 - 41.7e
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
Basketball
37.2
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
Gymnasium Obstacle Course
54.1e
1979 European
Cycling - 200 Meter Flying Start
14.15
1979 European
Cycling - 450 Meters
36.4e
1981 U.K. Final
Cycling - 500 Meters
45.15
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
100 Yard Dash
10.25
1979 Worlds
600 Meter Steeplechase
1:42.5
1981 U.K. Challenge of the Champions
Half Mile Run
2:05.4e
1979 Worlds
Points Scored
33
1979 Worlds
Points Scored (8 of 10 events)

70

1979 U.K. Past Masters


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