Basil Heatley

With great sadness we report that Basil Heatley died today (Saturday 3rd August) at Worcester Hospital. Basil was a member of Coventry Godiva Harriers who set a world best time for the marathon of 2:13:55 in 1964 then later that year won the marathon silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
Basil contributed a huge amount to the sport, particular cross country, after his retirement from competitive running.