Stanley Vickers
Vickers in 20km walk, 1960 Rome Games

Stanley Frank 'Stan' Vickers
1956 Melbourne Olympics
1960 Rome Olympics
Bronze medallist

Stanley Vickers was born on 18th June 1932 and lived in Downham. He was an athlete who dominated short distance walking events in Britain during 1957 and 1958. He competed in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics finishing 5th in the 20km walk, and won bronze in the same event at the 1960 Rome Olympics.

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