Ian Tomlinson (athlete)

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Ian Tomlinson (athlete)
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Born27 February 1936
Died26 January 1995

Ian Ross Tomlinson (27 February 1936 – 26 January 1995) was an Olympic athlete from Australia. He specialised in the triple jump and long jump events during his career.

Born in Perth, Western Australia Tomlinson represented Australia at two consecutive Olympic Games, starting in 1960. He twice claimed the gold medal in the men's triple jump event at the British Empire and Commonwealth Games for his native country: 1958 and 1962.

Tomlinson died in Melbourne, Victoria, aged 58.


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