Norman Read

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Birthday
13, 1931
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 22, 1994 (62)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1931
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 22, 1994 (62)

About

Race walker from New Zealand who won a gold medal at the 1956 Olympics.

Before Fame

He wasn't an original selection for the 1956 Olympics but found his way into the 50 km walk competition, where he won his gold medal.

Trivia

He won a bronze medal at the 1966 Commonwealth Games.

Family Life

He was born in England but his family moved to New Zealand when he was under 10 years old.

Associated With

At the 1956 Olympics, Australian Betty Cuthbert won 3 gold medals in track events.