|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Michael Douglas•Pope|
|Born||25 February 1927 in Marylebone, Greater London, England (GBR)|
|Died||16 May 2016|
|Affiliations||L.A.C., London (GBR)|
The son of major-general Vyvyan Pope CBE, DSO, MC, Michael Pope was just 14 when his father died in a plane crash in 1941. Pope was a prominent hurdler in the immediate post-war years, and won Sussex and Southern Counties 440-yard titles. He was also a Sussex 120y champion. Pope’s best finish in the AAAs, was fifth in the 440 hurdles in 1950.
Personal Best: 400H – 55.3 (1948).
|1948 Summer Olympics||Athletics||400 metres Hurdles, Men||Olympic||4 h3 r1/3||Representing Great Britain|