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Allan Louis Neville Jay MBE (born 30 June 1931) is a British former five-time-Olympian foil and épée fencer, and world champion.
Alva Merlin Colquhoun (born 28 February 1942) is an Australian former freestyle and butterfly swimmer of the 1950s, who won a silver medal in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
Anita Lonsbrough, MBE (born 10 August 1941 in York), later known by her married name Anita Porter, is a former swimmer from Great Britain who won a gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
The Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM), originally known as the Boycott Movement, was a British organisation that was at the centre of the international movement opposing the South African apartheid system and supporting South Africa's non-White population who were persecuted by the policies of apartheid.
Australia at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games was abbreviated AUS.
The Bahamas was represented at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff by one competitor, Tom Robinson, who won gold in the 200 yards dash and silver in the 100 yards dash.
Barbara Evans (born 1940) is an Australian former swimmer.
Sir Ben Helfgott MBE (born 22 November 1929) is a Polish-born British Holocaust survivor and former champion weightlifter.
Henry William Furse "Bill" Hoskyns MBE (19 March 1931 – 4 August 2013) was a British fencer who appeared at six Olympic Games, winning two silver medals in 1960 and 1964.
Robert Hugh Parker (29 September 1934 – 29 August 2009) was a New Zealand rower who represented his country at two British Empire and Commonwealth Games and one Olympic Games.
Bob Sreenan (born 7 May 1934) is a British former swimmer.
Bob Wheaton (born 28 December 1941) is a Canadian former swimmer.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
Brian Nancurvis (14 August 1937 – 9 January 2012), who fought under the name Brian Curvis as a professional, was a boxer from Swansea, Wales who was active from 1959 to 1966.
Brian Eric Phelps (born 21 April 1944) is an English former diver.
Brian Wilkinson (born 12 February 1938) is an Australian former swimmer.
Cam Grout (born 23 October 1939) is a Canadian former swimmer.
Canada took part at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Cardiff, (Wales, United Kingdom).
Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.
Cardiff Arms Park (Parc yr Arfau Caerdydd), also known as The Arms Park and the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park for sponsorship reasons from September 2014, is situated in the centre of Cardiff, Wales.
Charmain Welsh (born 17 May 1937) is a British former diver who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Christine Lorraine Gosden (born 17 November 1939) is a retired British swimmer who won a bronze medal in the 4×100-metre medley relay at the 1958 European Aquatics Championships and a gold medal with a world record time in the 4×110-yard medley relay at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.
Christopher Walkden (18 April 1938 – 28 July 2011) was a British swimmer.
The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.
The Crown Colony of North Borneo was a British Crown colony on the island of Borneo established in 1946 shortly after the dissolution of the British Military Administration.
Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.
The men's individual pursuit at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, was part of the cycling programme, which took place in July 1958.
Daniel "Daan" Wepener Bekker (9 February 1932 – 22 October 2009) was a South African boxer, who won the bronze medal in the Heavyweight division (+ 91 kg) at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.
David Baillie (June 28, 1928 – November 25, 1977) was a Canadian weightlifter who is best known for earning the silver medal at the 1954 and 1958 Commonwealth Games in the superheavyweight category.
David Leedom Helliwell (July 26, 1935 – 1993) was a Canadian rower who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Dawn Fraser, (born 4 September 1937) is an Australian freestyle champion swimmer and former politician.
Diana Elizabeth Wilkinson (born 17 March 1944 in Stockport, Greater Manchester) is a retired British freestyle swimmer who won five medals at the 1958 and 1962 European Aquatics Championships.
Richard "Dick" McTaggart, MBE (born 15 October 1935) is a retired Scottish amateur boxer.
Richard Francis Ploog (27 November 1936 – 14 July 2002) was an Australian cyclist.
Donald "Don" J. C. Skene (born 1936, Cardiff), is a Welsh former racing cyclist.
Donald John Arnold (born July 14, 1935 in Kelowna, British Columbia) is a Canadian competition rower and Olympic champion.
Donald "Don" Braithwaite (born 1936) is a former professional boxer from Caerphilly, Wales, who competed in the flyweight division during his career.
Elizabeth Anne Esther "Liz" Ferris (19 November 1940 – 12 April 2012) was a British diver.
Fiji's participation in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, Wales marked the colony's fourth appearance at the Games.
Frank Brazier (born 24 February 1934) is a former racing cyclist from Australia.
Gary Arthur Chapman (12 March 1938 – 23 September 1978) was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1950s who won a bronze medal in the 100-metre freestyle at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.
Gary Francis Winram (born 5 August 1936) is an Australian former competitive swimmer who specialised primarily in middle- and long-distance freestyle events.
Geoffrey Lloyd Shipton (born 4 June 1941) is an Australian former sprint freestyle swimmer of the 1950s and 1960s, who won a silver medal in the 4×100-metre medley relay at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
George Park is a Canadian former swimmer.
Gillian Sheen (born 21 August 1928) is a British fencer and Olympic champion in foil competition.
Gladys Priestley (born 17 June 1938) is a Canadian former swimmer.
Graham Sykes (20 July 1937 – 26 November 2008) was an English competitive swimmer, born in Coventry, who represented Great Britain in the 1956 Summer Olympics and 1960 Summer Olympics.
Graham Henry Symonds (21 March 1937 – 2 June 2006) was an English swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics and European championships, and England in the Commonwealth Games.
Henry Loubscher (born 9 August 1936 in Germiston) is a former boxer from South Africa, bronze medalist at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.
Howard Winstone, MBE (15 April 1939 – 30 September 2000) was a Welsh world champion boxer, born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.
Ian MacIntosh Black (born 27 June 1941) is a Scottish former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in international competition, including the Olympics and European championships, and Scotland in the Commonwealth Games, during the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Ian Browne, also known as "Joey" Browne (born 22 June 1931) is a former Australian track cyclist who along with Tony Marchant won the 2000 m tandem event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.
Ian Epton is a former wrestler from Zambia, which was then the British protectorate of Northern Rhodesia.
Ilsa Konrads (Ilze Konrade; born 29 March 1944) is an Australian former freestyle swimmer of the 1950s and 1960s, who won a silver medal in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
1958 was the fourth time India participated in Commonwealth Games.
Irene Margaret MacDonald, (November 22, 1931 – June 20, 2002) was a Canadian athlete, sports executive and broadcaster from Hamilton, Ontario.
The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.
Ivan Lund (13 May 1929 – 9 April 1992) was an Australian fencer.
Jackie Brown (born 2 March 1935) is a former flyweight boxer, who was British and Commonwealth flyweight champion.
James Roy Hill (born 20 November 1930) is a former New Zealand rower.
John Thomas Devitt, AM (born 4 February 1937) is an Australian sprint freestyle swimmer of the 1950s and 1960s, who won a gold medal in the 100-metre freestyle at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
John L. Fage (born July→September 1935 in Wirral), an alumnus of St Edmund Hall, Oxford is a former British rower.
John Hayres (born 1938) is an Australian former swimmer.
John Konrads (Jānis Konrads; born 21 May 1942) is an Australian former freestyle swimmer of the 1950s and 1960s, who won the 1500 m freestyle at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
John James Monckton (28 October 1938 – 29 June 2017) was an Australian backstroke swimmer who won a silver medal in the 100-metre event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.
Judith Brenda Grinham, MBE (born 5 March 1939), also known by her married name Judith Rowley, is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics and European championships, and competed for England in the Commonwealth Games.
Karl Barton (born 17 July 1937) is a former British cyclist.
Keith Collin (18 January 1937 – March 1991) was a British diver who won the gold medal in the Men's springboard diving at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games and competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
Kenneth Jeffrey Jones OBE (30 December 1921 – 18 April 2006) was a Welsh sprinter and record breaking Welsh international rugby union footballer.
Kenneth Williams (born 17 February 1937) is a British-Canadian former swimmer.
Lila Ram Sangwan (30 November 1930 – 11 October 2003) was an Indian wrestler from Charkhi Dadri district of Haryana, who was the first Indian to win a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games.
This is a list of international sports federations, each of which serves as a non-governmental governing body for a given sport and administers its sport at a world level, most often crafting rules, promoting the sport to prospective spectators and fans, developing prospective players, and organizing world or continental championships.
Lloyd Binch (born 28 March 1931) is a British former cyclist.
Llyn Padarn is a glacially formed lake in Snowdonia, Gwynedd, north Wales, and is an example of a moraine dammed lake.
Lorraine Joyce Thurlow, (born 1 October 1938), née Crapp, is a former Olympic swimming champion representing Australia.
Maindy Centre (Canolfan Maendy), which was formerly known as Maindy Stadium, now also known as Maindy Pool and Cycle Track, includes a cycle track and indoor swimming pool facility in the Maindy area of Cardiff, Wales.
Federation of Malaya competed in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games held in Cardiff, Wales from 18 to 26 July 1958.
Malcolm Collins (born 1935) is an ex-amateur boxer from Cardiff, Wales, who competed in the lightweight division.
Malcolm Bligh Turnbull (born 24 October 1954) is an Australian politician serving as the 29th and current Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Liberal Party since 2015.
Margaret Edwards (born 28 March 1939) is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, where she won a bronze medal in the women's 100-metre backstroke in the time of 1:13.1.
Margaret Iwasaki (born 10 May 1942) is a Canadian former swimmer.
Dame Mary Alison Glen-Haig, (née James; 12 July 1918 – 15 November 2014) was a British fencer who competed in four Olympic games in 1948, 1952, 1956 and 1960.
Mervyn Thomas "Merv" Wood, LVO, MBE, QPM (30 April 1917 – 19 August 2006) was an Australian rower of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.
Michael Amberg (25 April 1926 – July 2001) was a British fencer.
John Michael Beresford (born 1934) is a former British rower who competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
Ian Graeme Keith "Mick" Allen (born 25 June 1938) is an Australian rower who competed at three Olympic Games.
Mike Spracklen, (born 15 September 1937) is a British rowing coach who has led teams from Great Britain, United States, Canada to success at the Olympic games and World Rowing Championships, including the early Olympic successes of Steve Redgrave.
Mohammad Bashir (محمد بشیر) (10 March 1935 in Lahore & died 24 June 2001 in Lahore) was a wrestler from Pakistan, who won the bronze medal in freestyle wrestling in the welterweight class (73 kg) at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
Murray McLachlan (born 19 January 1941) is a South African former swimmer.
Neil McKechnie (28 April 1939 – 6 June 2006) was a British swimmer.
Neville Tong (born 1934) was the 1958 British Empire Commonwealth Games gold medal time trial champion.
New Zealand (abbreviated NZL) sent a team of 63 competitors and 11 officials to the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, which were held in Cardiff, Wales.
Norman Sheil (born 22 October 1932 in Liverpool, England) is a retired racing cyclist who won world pursuit championships for Britain in 1955 and 1958 and rode the Tour de France in 1960.
Norman Suckling is a former New Zealand rower.
Oliver Taylor (born 19 February 1938) is a retired Australian amateur bantamweight boxer.
Thomas Patrick Donovan (23 December 1936 – 11 March 2018) was a New Zealand amateur boxer and rugby union player.
Pakistan competed at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, in Wales, the United Kingdom.
Sir Peter Heatly, CBE, DL (9 June 1924 – 17 September 2015) was a Scottish diver and Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation.
Peter David Tarsey (5 August 1937 – 29 March 2015) was a British diver who competed for Great Britain at the 1956 Summer Olympics, and won a bronze medal at the 1958 Commonwealth Games.
Philippa Mary (Pip) Gould later Philippa Gower (born 4 December 1940) is a former swimming representative from New Zealand.
The Queen's Baton Relay is a relay around the world held prior to the beginning of the Commonwealth Games.
Ralph Cooperman (16 November 1927 – 22 March 2009) was a British three-time Olympic fencer.
Raymond 'Ray' Charles Booty (3 September 1932 – 25 August 2012), sometimes nicknamed 'The Boot', was an English road bicycle racer.
Ray Myland (born 30 July 1927) is an English former wrestler who competed for Great Britain in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Raymond Rudolf Valentine Paul (21 November 1928 – 23 December 2013) was a British fencer.
Reginald Alexander Douglas (born 19 April 1930) is a former New Zealand rower.
René Paul (20 January 1921 – 16 June 2008) was a British fencer.
Richard Neil McClure (born 1935) is a Canadian rower who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics and the 1958 Commonwealth Games.
Robert John "Bob" Steckle (born August 21, 1930 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a former Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestler from Canada, who competed in three consecutive summer Olympic Games, starting in 1952.
Rodney Adolphus Wilkes (11 March 1925 – 24 March 2014) was a weightlifter from Trinidad and Tobago.
Sandra Anne Morgan (born 6 June 1942), also known by her married name Sandra Beavis, or as Sandra Morgan-Beavis, is an Australian former freestyle swimmer who was part of the gold medal-winning team in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.
Sara Barber (born 25 January 1941) is a Canadian former swimmer.
Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa.
Siraj-ud-Din is a retired Pakistani amateur boxer.
Sohen Biln (June 17, 1939 – March 27, 2012) was a Canadian rower who competed in the 1958 Commonwealth Games and 1960 Summer Olympics.
Sophia Gardens Pavilion was a performance venue located in Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales.
The Constitution of 1961 (formally the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961) was the fundamental law of South Africa for two decades.
Stewart Charles Hamilton Douglas-Mann (born 6 February 1938 in Sussex, England), an alumnus of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, is a former British rower.
Stuart Mackenzie (born 4 April 1936) is an Australian competition rower and Olympic medalist, who also competed for Great Britain at the 1962 World Championships.
Stuart Slack (25 January 1935 – 5 December 1998) was a racing cyclist from the Isle of Man.
Tan Howe Liang, (born 5 May 1933 in Shantou, Guangdong, China) is a Singaporean weightlifter who was the first Singaporean to win an Olympic Games medal.
Tan Ser Cher is a weightlifter from Singapore who began full-time training in the sport when he was 16, and was crowned the "Champion of Champions" in the local weightlifting competition in 1954 at the age of 21.
Terrence "Terry" Stephen Gathercole, OAM (25 November 1935 – 30 May 2001), was an Australian breaststroke swimmer of the 1950s and 1960s, who won a silver medal in the 4x100-metre medley relay at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
Terry Milligan (7 March 1930 – 20 June 2003) was a boxer from Northern Ireland.
Tessa Duder, (née Staveley, born 1940), is a New Zealand swimming champion and author of novels for young people, short stories, plays and non-fiction.
Thomas Simpson (30 November 1937 – 13 July 1967) was one of Britain's most successful professional cyclists.
Antony Morgan "Tony" Madigan (4 February 1930 – 29 October 2017) was an Australian boxer and rugby player.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Wales competed at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, Wales, from 18 July to 26 July 1958.
The Wales Empire Pool, known locally as the Empire Pool, was an international standard swimming pool building, located in Cardiff, Wales from 1958 until it was demolished in 1998.
Walter Ignace d'Hondt (born September 11, 1936 in Richmond, Surrey, England) is a Canadian competition rower and Olympic champion.
Warren Johnston (born 23 December 1935) is a former racing cyclist from New Zealand.
Warren Scarfe (11 December 1936 – 4 November 1964) was an Australian cyclist.
Warwick Dashwood Hirtzel Dalton (born 19 February 1937) is a former racing cyclist from New Zealand.
William Slater (born 18 April 1940) is a Canadian former swimmer.
Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.
The 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games were held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from 30 July to 7 August 1954.
The 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games were held in Perth, Western Australia, from 22 November to 1 December 1962.
The 1994 Commonwealth Games were held in Victoria, in the province of British Columbia in Canada, from 18 to 28 August 1994.
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