|Representing New Zealand|
|British Empire and Commonwealth Games|
|1958 Cardiff||3 miles|
Scott competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics, where he finished 7th in the 1500 metres. He made his second Olympic appearance at the 1964 Summer Olympics where he came 11th in the 5000 metres. Over his running career he set New Zealand records over 1500 metres, 2 miles and 3 miles.