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Dorothy Manley

Full name: Dorothy Gladys Manley (-Hall, -Parlett)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: April 29, 1927 in West Ham, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Essex Ladies Athletic Club, East Ham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife of John Parlett.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Dorothy Manley had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1948 Olympics 100 metres; 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 220-110-220-110 yards Relay (with Doris Batter, Margaret Walker, and Sylvia Cheeseman), 3rd in the 1950 British Empire Games 110-220-110 yards Relay (with Margaret Walker, and Sylvia Cheeseman). In the 1950 British Empire Games high jump she finished fourth, but in the 100 yards as well as in the 220 yards she was eliminated in the heats. In the British Empire Games she competed for England under her married name Dorothy Hall.

Personal Best: 100 – 12.0 (1948).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Women's 100 metres Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 4

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) ATM L T(A)
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Great Britain Final 2 12.2 at 0.20 6
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 12.4 12.5
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Six 1 QU 12.1 12.3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) ATM L T(A)
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 4 48.0 at 0.48 3
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 1 QU 48.4 48.4