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Gordon Pirie

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameDouglas Alistair Gordon•Pirie
Used nameGordon•Pirie
Born10 February 1931 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (GBR)
Died7 December 1991 in Lymington, Hampshire, England (GBR)
Measurements188 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsSouth London Harriers, London (GBR)
NOC Great Britain

Biography

Gordon Pirie finished fourth in the 1 mile as well as in the 3 miles at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for England.

Personal Bests: 5000 – 13:36.8 (1956); 10000 – 29:15.49 (1960).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Gordon Pirie
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 4
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 7
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Gordon Pirie
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 8
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Gordon Pirie
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 8 h3 r1/2
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 10

Special Notes