Ray Middleton

Race walker Ray Middleton, of Golders Green sub-district Office, competed in the Tokyo 1964 Olympics, finishing 12th in the 50km walk. Middleton is a notable Royal Mail athlete, with a career spanning the 1960s and extending into the 1970s, during which he won two golds, eight silvers and four bronze medals and was the first winner of a postal sporting event that has taken place annually from 1962 to 2011: the Postman’s Walk.