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Isabelle Daniels

Full name: Isabelle Francis Daniels (-Holston)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5 (166 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: July 31, 1937 in Jakin, Georgia, United States
Affiliations: TSU Tigers, Nashville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

In 1955, Isabelle Daniels finished second in the 60 m and was on the winning 4×100 m relay team at the Pan American Games (with [Barbara Jones], [Mae Faggs], and [Mabel Landry]). Although Daniels finished second to [Mae Faggs] in the 1956 AAU 100 m, she reversed the decision at the Final Trials and went to Melbourne as the first-string U.S. sprinter. At the Games she was initially awarded third place in a desperately close finish, but after a reexamination of the photo finish she was placed fourth. In the relay she ran the anchor leg on the team that set a new U.S. record of 44.9 behind Australia and Great Britain, with all three teams bettering the previous world record. At the 1959 Pan American Games she won a gold medal in the 60 m, a silver medal in the 200 m and again the gold medal in the 4×100 m relay (with [Barbara Jones], [Lucinda Williams], and [Wilma Rudolph]). Isabelle Daniels won five AAU sprint titles outdoors and seven indoors. She was also a member of the Tennessee State team that won the AAU relay for five years in a row.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.6 (1956); 200 – 23.6 (1959).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics Women's 100 metres United States USA 4
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics United States Final 4 11.8 11.98 6
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 11.7 11.94
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 2 QU 11.6 11.91

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics United States USA Final 3 44.9 45.04 1
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 2 QU 45.4 45.52
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