Ian Black

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameIan MacIntosh•Black
Used nameIan•Black
Born27 June 1941 in Inverness, Highland, Scotland (GBR)
Measurements175 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsGordonians Swimming Club, Aberdeen (GBR)
NOC Great Britain

Biography

Ian Black had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 220 yards Butterfly, 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards Freestyle, 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with Bob Sreenan and the non-Olympians Athole Still and James Leiper). Black also finished fifth with in the 4×110 yards medley relay (with the non-Olympians Athole Still, Ian Percy-Robb, and Jim Hill) at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games Black competed for Scotland.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GBR Ian Black
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Great Britain 4
200 metres Butterfly, Men (Olympic) DNS
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Men (Olympic) Great Britain 7

Special Notes