Full name: Sylvia Cheeseman (-Disley)
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: May 19, 1929 in Richmond, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Spartan Ladies, (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Related Olympians: Wife of John Disley.
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Sylvia Cheeseman had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1952 Olympics 4×100 metres Relay; 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 220-110-220-110 yards Relay (with [Doris Batter], [Dorothy Hall], and [Margaret Walker]), 3rd in the 1950 British Empire Games 110-220-110 yards Relay (with [Dorothy Hall], and [Margaret Walker]). In the 1950 British Empire Games 100 yards as well as in the 220 yards Cheeseman was eliminated in the semi-finals. In the British Empire Games she competed for England. In the 1946 European Championships she finished fourth in the 4×100 metres relay (with [Maureen Gardner], [Winnie Jordan], and the non-Olympian Joyce Judd) and fifth in the 200 metres.
Personal Bests: 100 – 12.0 (1954); 200 – 24.4y (1949).
|1948 Summer||19||London||Athletics||Women's 200 metres||Great Britain||GBR||4 h2 r2/3|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Women's 200 metres||Great Britain||GBR||4 h1 r2/3|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay||Great Britain||GBR||3||Bronze|
|1948 Summer||19||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||4||at 0.38|
|1948 Summer||19||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Two||2||QU||25.7|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Great Britain||Semi-Finals||Heat One||4||24.7||24.97|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||24.9||25.03|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Great Britain||GBR||Final||3||46.2||46.41||5|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Great Britain||GBR||Round One||Heat Two||2||QU||46.6||46.84|