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Marlene Mathews-Willard

Full name: Marlene Judith Mathews-Willard (-O'Shea)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: July 14, 1934 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Affiliations: ?, New South Wales, (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Marlene Mathews-Willard had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1956 Olympics 100 metres, 3rd in the 1956 Olympics 200 metres; 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 100 yards, 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 220 yards, 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Betty Cuthbert and the non-Olympians Kay Johnson and Wendy Hayes). At the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Mathews-Willard did not finish her heat in the 100 yards.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.5 (1956); 200 – 23.54y (1958).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Women's 100 metres Australia AUS 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Women's 200 metres Australia AUS 3 Bronze
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Women's 100 metres Australia AUS 6 h2 r3/4
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Australia AUS AC h2 r1/2

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Final 3 11.7 11.94 3
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 11.6 11.80
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Round One Heat Two 1 QU/OR 11.5 11.81
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Australia Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 11.9 12.05
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Australia Quarter-Finals Heat One 3 QU 12.1 12.25
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Australia Round One Heat Three 2 QU 12.0 12.10

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Final 3 23,8 24.10 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 24.3 24.42
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Round One Heat Six 1 QU 24.0 24.16

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Australia AUS Round One Heat Two AC DQ [47.5] [47.59]