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Mary Glen-Haig

Full name: Mary Alison Glen-Haig (James-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: July 12, 1918 in Islington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: November 15, 2014
Title: Dame
Affiliations: Polytechnic Fencing Club, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Mary Glen-Haig competed at four Olympic Games in women’s foil fencing, from 1948-60, making the final round in 1948. She was individual foil gold medalist at the 1950 and 1954 British Empire Games. Glen-Haig had a career as a hospital administrator in London, notably King’s College Hospital from 1939-73, Charing Cross Hospital from 1974-82, and she was President of Princess Christian Windsor Hospital from 1981-85, after which she retired.

In sports administration Glen-Haig was President of the British Ladies Amateur Fencing Union (1964-73); President of the Amateur Fencing Association from 1986; a member of honor of the Fédération Internationale d’Escrime (FIE) since 1999; chairman of the Central Council of Physical Recreation from 1975-81, and then Vice-President beginning in 1982; a member of the British Sports Council (1966-82); President of the British Sports Association for the Disabled from 1981 to 1991 and then Honorary President for life beginning 1991. She was a founding member and served as Vice-President of the Sports Aid Foundation.

In 1982 she was made the third female member of the IOC, and was on the Medical Commission from 1983-93, when she resigned from the IOC, and was made an Honorary Member. As an IOC Member she supervised the first Women's Islamic Games in February 1993. Glen-Haig received an MBE in 1971, a CBE in 1977, and in 1993 was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Women's Foil, Individual Great Britain GBR 8
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing Women's Foil, Individual Great Britain GBR 5 p2 r3/4
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing Women's Foil, Individual Great Britain GBR 6 p1 r1/3
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Women's Foil, Individual Great Britain GBR 5 p6 r1/4
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Women's Foil, Team Great Britain GBR 3 p2 r1/4

Women's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TR TD
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool 8 1948-08-02 1 6 10 27
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Bout #6 2 1948-08-02 Elek-Schacherer (HUN) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 0 0
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Bout #11 2 1948-08-02 Lachmann (DEN) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 0 0
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Bout #16 2 1948-08-02 Müller-Preis (AUT) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 1 1
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Bout #21 2 1948-08-02 Cerra (USA) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 1 1
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Bout #25 2 1948-08-02 Wenisch-Filz (AUT) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 2 2
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Bout #26 2 1948-08-02 Elek (HUN) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 2 2
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Final Pool Bout #28 1 1948-08-02 Glen-Haig (GBR) 4, Cesari (ITA) 3 4
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool One 3 1948-08-02 3 2 13
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Two 1 1948-07-31 5 0
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Six 2 1948-07-31 5 1 15
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Pool Two 5 1952-07-27 2 4 20
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Pool Four 4 1952-07-26 2 3 17
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Four 3 1952-07-26 3 2 13
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 6 1956-11-29 2 12 21
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-29 Mitchell (USA) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 3 3
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-29 Yefimova (URS) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 1 1
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-29 Dömölky-Sákovics (HUN) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 0 0
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 2 1956-11-29 Delbarre (FRA) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 0 0
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-29 Glen-Haig (GBR) 4, Cesari (ITA) 3 4
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool One 1 1956-11-29 Glen-Haig (GBR) 4, O'Brien (AUS) 2 4
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Six 5 1960-08-31 1 4
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Six 2 1960-08-31 Vicol (ROU) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 2 2
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Six 2 1960-08-31 Nyári-Kovács (HUN) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 1 1
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Six 2 1960-08-31 Gorokhova (URS) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 0 0
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Six 1 1960-08-31 Glen-Haig (GBR) 4, Shaw (ESP) 0 4
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Six 2 1960-08-31 Helsingius (FIN) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 1 1

Women's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 3 1960-09-03 0 2 10 22
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-03 ROU 12, GBR 4 4 0
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-03 Orb-Lazăr (ROU) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 3 3
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-03 Mateianu (ROU) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 3 3
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-03 Vicol (ROU) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 2 2
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-03 Orban-Szabo (ROU) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 1 1
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-03 HUN 10, GBR 6 6 1
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-03 Marvalics-Székely (HUN) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 1 1
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-03 Rejtő-Ujlaky-Sági (HUN) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 0 0
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 2 1960-09-03 Juhász-Nagy (HUN) 4, Glen-Haig (GBR) 1 1
1960 Summer 42 Roma Fencing Great Britain GBR Round One Pool Two 1 1960-09-03 Glen-Haig (GBR) 4, Nyári-Kovács (HUN) 3 4
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