Jeff Teale

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Jeff Teale
Personal information
Born20 December 1939
West Yorkshire
Died16 January 1997

Jeffrey 'Jeff' Teale (20 December 1939 – 16 January 1997) was a British international athlete

Athletics career[edit]

He competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1] He was suspended for life in 1974 by the British Amateur Athletic board after admitting in a newspaper article that he uses steroids.[2]

During the period that he used steroids (1967-1972) he represented England and won a silver medal in the shot put, at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland.[3][4][5] Under current athletics legislation the medal would not recognised.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jeff Teale". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 15 December 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2012.
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  3. ^ "1970 Athletes". Team England.
  4. ^ "Edinburgh, 1970 Team". Team England.
  5. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.