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Nellie Halstead

Full name: Nellie Halstead
Gender: Female
Born: September 19, 1910 in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: November 1991 in Bury, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Affiliations: Bury Athletic Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Nellie Halstead set three world records in the 400 metre dash in 1931 and 1932. At the 1934 British Empire Games in London she was a member of the English relay team, which won the gold medal in the 110-220-110 yards relay. On the same occasion she won silver in the 220-110-220 yards relay and bronze individually in the 220 yds. She was also a pioneer in women’s football in England and played for one of England’s first teams, the Preston Ladies FC.

Personal Best\: 100 – 12.3e (1933).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) L
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Athletics Great Britain GBR Final Standings 3 47.6 5
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