|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Kenneth James "Ken"•Box|
|Born||1 December 1930 in West Derby, Liverpool, Merseyside, England (GBR)|
|Affiliations||Liverpool Harriers, Liverpool (GBR)|
Ken Box finished fourth in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4x110 yards relay (with Alan Lillington, Brian Shenton, and the non-Olympian George Ellis). In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 100 yards Box was eliminated in the heats. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for England.
Personal Best: 100 – 10.6 (1956).
|1956 Summer Olympics||Athletics||100 metres, Men||Olympic||6 h3 r2/4||Representing Great Britain|
|4 × 100 metres Relay, Men||Olympic||Great Britain||5|
|Long Jump, Men||Olympic||DNS|
Later moved to Australia. A Kenneth James Box died in July 1982 in Gympie, Queensland: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WT-KZSR. This is not, however, the Olympian, as this man was born in 1906.
Still alive in July 2020, according to one of his children.
Created: Paul Tchir at January 06, 2020 23:45, Last edited: Paul Tchir at July 25, 2020 21:16