Australian Aths History
Richard 'Rick' MITCHELL (Vic)
Male       b. 24 Mar 1955
IAAF Profile
Competition   Event Position Result
International Competition
1976 Olympic Games  200 metres 32/55 Ht2 1st 21.91(0.0); QF2 Did not compete
  400 metres 6/46 Ht2 2nd 46.11; QF2 1st 45.76; SF1 4th 45.69; Final 6th 45.40
  4 x 100 metres Did not compete
  4 x 400 metres 10 Ht2 5th 3:05.75
1977 World Cup  400 metres Did not compete (in re-run, 7th in 46.71 in original race)
  4 x 400 metres 6 6th 3:06.3
1978 Commonwealth Games  400 metres 1/42 Ht4 1st 46.74; QF4 1st 46.36; SF2 1st 46.88; Final 1st 46.34
  4 x 400 metres 3 Ht1 3rd 3:09.32; Final 3rd 3:04.23
1980 Olympic Games  400 metres 2/50 Ht3 3rd 46.63; QF1 1st 45.73; SF1 2nd 45.48; Final 2nd 44.84
1982 Commonwealth Games  400 metres 2/39 Ht1 3rd 47.93; QF4 1st 46.70; SF2 3rd 46.64; Final 2nd 46.61
  4 x 400 metres 2 (45.4) Final 2nd 3:05.82
1984 Olympic Games  4 x 400 metres 4 (Ht 45.8; Final 45.39) Ht1 1st 3:03.72; SF2 2nd 3:03.79; Final 4th 2:59.70
 
National Competition
1973-74 Aust. T & F  400 metres 2 47.7
1974-75 Aust. T & F  400 metres 2 47.0
1975-76 Aust. T & F  400 metres 1 46.5
1976-77 Aust. T & F  400 metres 1 46.6
1977-78 Aust. T & F  400 metres 2 46.2
1979-80 Aust. T & F  400 metres 1 45.35
1980-81 Aust. T & F  200 metres 3 21.12(+0.2)
1983-84 Aust. T & F  400 metres 3 46.42

 

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