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Gordon Miller (athlete)

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Full name  Gordon Albert Miller
Sport  Athletics
Weight  85 kg
Nationality  British
Name  Gordon Miller
Career start  1958

Years active  1958–1967
Role  Athlete
Career end  1967
Country  United Kingdom
Height  1.91 m
Events  High jump
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Born  16 December 1939 (age 75) (1939-12-16) Croydon, Greater London, England

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Gordon Albert Miller (born 16 December 1939 in Croydon, Greater London, England) is a former British high jumper.

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Miller first competed internationally at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, Wales. Representing England, he finished in tenth place in the final of the high jump with a jump of 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m). One month later at the 1958 European Athletics Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, Miller, representing Great Britain in the high jump, only managed to clear 6 ft 34 in (1.85 m) and was not enough to make the final. At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Miller qualified in equal 13th place for the final of the high jump with a jump of 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in). In final, Miller didn't improve on his qualifying height and finished in 16th position. Two years later at the 1962 European Athletics Championships in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Miller finished in 11th place in the high jump final with jump of 6 ft 7 34 in (2.03 m). Two months later at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth, Australia, Miller recorded his best international result finishing fourth in the high jump clearing the bar at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m). At his final international meet, the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Miller in the high jump cleared the qualifying height of 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in), however in the final the best he could manage was 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in). This placed him in 18th position.

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