Third Commonwealth Paraplegic Games – Edinburgh, Scotland 1970

Confirmed Participating Nations                    14

Participating Athletes (Unconfirmed)          197 (145 M, 52 W)

Confirmed Number of Events                          150     

Opening Ceremony                                    Sunday 26th July (2.00pm)

Closing Ceremony                                      Saturday 1st August

Officially Opened by                                 Rt Hon Edward Heath (Prime Minister)

Stadium                                                           Meadowbank

Flame Lit by                                                    No Flame

Athlete’s Oath                                               Scottish Team Captain

Official’s Oath                                                None Known

Mascot                                                              None Known

Participating Nations (14): Australia, Canada, England, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda, Wales.

Participating Athletes (197):

Only results listing the first three in each event are currently available. The names listed below are from the Games programme. However, actual participation of each athlete cannot currently be confirmed.

No.

Surname First Name

Gender

Country

1

Kirby C

F

AUS

2

Lloydstrom Cherie

F

AUS

3

Michael L

F

AUS

4

Richards E

F

AUS

5

Stokes J

F

AUS

6

Barrett Ray

M

AUS

7

Brown A

M

AUS

8

Burt Peter

M

AUS

9

Cockerill A

M

AUS

10

Conn Alan

M

AUS

11

Cunningham Kevin

M

AUS

12

Fowler Roy

M

AUS

13

Giddy Terry

M

AUS

14

Hooper Gary

M

AUS

15

McIntyre Robert

M

AUS

16

McLucas A

M

AUS

17

Magennis Eric

M

AUS

18

Mather Brown William

M

AUS

19

Moretti Bruno

M

AUS

20

Martin John

M

AUS

21

Newton Jim

M

AUS

22

Ponta Frank

M

AUS

23

Rickards Cliff

M

AUS

24

Renalson Vic

M

AUS

25

Shirt B

M

AUS

26

Simmonds Jeff

M

AUS

27

Simmons Noel

M

AUS

28

Silever P

M

AUS

29

Salvermini Vic

M

AUS

30

South Tony

M

AUS

31

Soutar R

M

AUS

32

White R

M

AUS

33

Blair D

M

CAN

34

Blackburn Jane

F

ENG

35

Waller Phylis

F

ENG

36

Barnard Pam

F

ENG

37

Buck Gwen

F

ENG

38

Swann Janet

F

ENG

39

Finnegan Sheila

F

ENG

40

Gregory K

F

ENG

41

Haynes Sally

F

ENG

42

Hill Karen

F

ENG

43

Laughton Jan

F

ENG

44

Gibbs Magaret

F

ENG

45

Bryant Caz

F

ENG

46

Rock Pat

F

ENG

47

Jackson Diane

F

ENG

48

Heale L

M

ENG

49

Rowson Ian

M

ENG

50

White W

M

ENG

51

Maddison J

M

ENG

52

McInally G

M

ENG

53

James M

M

ENG

54

Swindlehurst Ginger

M

ENG

55

Bennett Brian

M

ENG

56

Moran Paddy

M

ENG

57

Craven Philip

M

ENG

58

Taylor Tommy

M

ENG

59

Hepple Carl

M

ENG

60

Thomas Cyril

M

ENG

61

Minchin Danny

M

ENG

62

Young John

M

ENG

63

Willett Terry

M

ENG

64

Dickinson Brian

M

ENG

65

Kinsella Gerry

M

ENG

66

Cathcart D

M

ENG

67

Ayscough J

M

ENG

68

Parkin Ron

M

ENG

69

Thompson Dick

M

ENG

70

Pickering David

M

ENG

71

Kelly Mike

M

ENG

72

Peat Colin

M

ENG

73

Rowe Ralph

M

ENG

74

West Alan

M

ENG

75

Bradshaw Stephen

M

ENG

76

Ellis David

M

ENG

77

Thornton William

M

ENG

78

Edwards K

M

ENG

79

Monoghan George

M

ENG

80

Fisher E

M

ENG

81

Lyall Paul

M

ENG

82

Mattick J

M

ENG

83

Cooper Marjorie

F

ENG

84

Shun Kar-See

M

HKG

85

Tse Tsun-Him

M

HKG

86

Petkar M

M

IND

87

Lewis J

F

JAM

88

Williams S

F

JAM

89

Meikle C

F

JAM

90

Rhone E

F

JAM

91

McPherson Nella

F

JAM

92

Long Derven

M

JAM

93

Graham Charles

M

JAM

94

Bryan A

M

JAM

95

Pearson D

M

JAM

96

Reid P

M

JAM

97

Gunter Stanley

M

JAM

98

Law O

M

JAM

99

Forrester Huntley

M

JAM

100

Reynolds Kenneth

M

JAM

101

Morgan Octavious

M

JAM

102

White O

M

JAM

103

Gan Kim Hwe

M

MAS

104

Miswan Buang

M

MAS

105

Tonna H

F

MLT

106

Micallef M

F

MLT

107

Markham C

M

MLT

108

Galea V

M

MLT

109

Camilleri J

M

MLT

110

Bugelli A

M

MLT

111

Portelli George

M

MLT

112

Micallef J

M

MLT

113

Miggiana C

M

MLT

114

Harris Gaylene

F

NZL

115

Pentecost Louise

F

NZL

116

Rimmer Eve

F

NZL

117

Brown Norman

M

NZL

118

Close Leo

M

NZL

119

Condon Graham

M

NZL

120

Curry Paul

M

NZL

121

Fattorini R

M

NZL

122

Lean William

M

NZL

123

Marett Graeme

M

NZL

124

Moore Doug

M

NZL

125

Ngata Reuben

M

NZL

126

Plessius William

M

NZL

127

Savage Jim

M

NZL

128

Doherty A

F

IRL

129

Wilson M

F

IRL

130

Russell D

F

IRL

131

Lewers Fran

F

IRL

132

Gibson Jimmy

M

IRL

133

Hughes John

M

IRL

134

Young N

M

IRL

135

Lucas E

M

IRL

136

Jamieson J

M

IRL

137

Hindshaw P

M

IRL

138

Mitchell Hilton

M

TRI

139

Bonnett Benjamin

M

TRI

140

Sekiwano S

M

UGA

141

Owani M

M

UGA

142

Opigo J

M

UGA

143

Rushton J

F

WAL

144

Silva P

M

WAL

145

Winters David

M

WAL

146

Rose R

M

WAL

147

Little A

M

WAL

148

Knibbs G

M

WAL

149

Brace J

M

WAL

150

Smart Terry

M

WAL

151

Jones D

M

WAL

152

Monkley J

M

WAL

153

White B

M

WAL

154

Anslow G

M

WAL

155

O’Brian D

M

WAL

156

Gronow D

M

WAL

157

Phillips Dudley

M

WAL

158

Davies M

M

WAL

159

Buchanan Jim

M

SCO

160

Corrie Alan G

M

SCO

161

Clark John C

M

SCO

162

Docherty J

M

SCO

163

Dodds D

M

SCO

164

Easton W

M

SCO

165

Forrester J

M

SCO

166

Guthrie Tom

M

SCO

167

Killin Tom

M

SCO

168

Johnson G

M

SCO

169

Laird Jim

M

SCO

170

McCairn T

M

SCO

171

McCreadie Mick

M

SCO

172

MacDonald N

M

SCO

173

Maguire J

M

SCO

174

Mercer D

M

SCO

175

Reid W

M

SCO

176

Robertson John

M

SCO

177

Robertson John A

M

SCO

178

Robertson John G

M

SCO

179

Sanson R

M

SCO

180

Simpson G

M

SCO

181

Smith J

M

SCO

182

Stanton Peter

M

SCO

183

Stimson L

M

SCO

184

Taylor R

M

SCO

185

Tees A

M

SCO

186

Ure J

M

SCO

187

Williams D

M

SCO

188

Anderson Barbara

F

SCO

189

Hale M

F

SCO

190

Hogg R

F

SCO

191

Howie Barbara

F

SCO

192

Jones M

F

SCO

193

Marr Maggie

F

SCO

194

Robertson M

F

SCO

195

Simpson L

F

SCO

196

Taylor M

F

SCO

197

Whytock L

F

SCO

Sports (11): Archery, Athletics, Dartchery, Lawn Bowls, Pentathlon (Archery, Athletics and Swimming Events), Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Weightlifting (Men Only), Wheelchair Basketball (Men Only), Wheelchair Fencing.

Impairment Groups (1): Spinal Cord Injuries.

Logo:Edinburgh Logo

Maintaining the overall theme of a javelin thrower in a wheelchair the Scottish organizing committee adapted the logo to incorporate the Scottish emblem of a thistle.

The Games Venues:

Games Village (RAF Turnhouse):      Archery, Precision Javelin

Meadowbank Sports Complex:          All other sports including some archery

Royal Commonwealth Pool:                Swimming

Lochend Bowling Green:                        Lawn Bowls

Redcraig Shooting Range:                     Shooting

The Outstanding Performers in Edinburgh:

The best performer in Edinburgh in terms of gold medals won was C. Meikle from Jamaica who won 6 gold and 3 silver medals in athletics, slalom and swimming. The best male performer was Robert McIntyre from Australia who won 5 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal, also in athletics, slalom and swimming. In terms of total medals won both Cherie Lloydstrom of Australia and Caz Bryant of England won 11 medals each including 5 gold medals each.

Arts and Crafts Competition and Exhibition:

At the Games in Scotland a competition and exhibition of arts and crafts was included in the programme, which took place in the Lecture Theatre at the Meadowbank Sports Centre.

Painting

1. G. Sebagala (UGA)

2. M. Rinaldi (SCO)

3. J. Farrugia (MLT)

Drawing

1. I. McIlwraith (SCO)

2. T-W. Wong (HKG)

3. J. Laird (SCO)

Sculpture

1. J. Laird (SCO)

2. T. Campbell (NZL)

3. D. Winters (WAL)

Crafts

1. M. Verzin (MLT)

2. O. Law (JAM)

3. L. Roberts (TRI)

Final Medal Table

 

Gold

Silver

Bronze

 
England

48

32

23

103

Australia

29

31

39

99

Scotland

27

29

21

77

Jamaica

25

14

10

49

New Zealand

12

14

4

30

Wales

5

6

2

13

Ireland

1

2

6

9

Uganda

1

1

0

2

India

1

0

0

1

Trinidad & Tabago

1

0

0

1

Malta

0

2

2

4

Malaysia

0

1

0

1

Canada

0

0

0

0

Hong Kong

0

0

0

0

 

150

132

107

389

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