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Sylvia Cheeseman

Full name: Sylvia Cheeseman (-Disley)
Gender: Female
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: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife of John Disley.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank ATM T(H) T(A)
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

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
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