Full name: Maurice Lane Marshall
Born: January 12, 1927 in Thames, Waikato, New Zealand
Died: May 16, 2013 in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Country: New Zealand
Maurice Marshall represented New Zealand at the 1950 British Empire Games in Auckland, where he won a bronze medal in the mile. Domestically he won the New Zealand mile championship in 1951-52, after finishing second from 1946-50. Marshall retired from athletics shortly after his 1952 Olympic appearance and became a teacher in New Zealand, eventually serving as headmaster of Southwell School in Hamilton for 16 years. He and his 1952 Olympic teammate, [John Holland], were honored by having parallel streets named for them in Hamilton. In 1989 Marshall was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to education and sport.
Personal Bests: 800 – 1:53.5y (1951); 1500 – unknown; Mile – 4:11.8 (1952).
|1952 Summer||25||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||New Zealand||NZL||4 h1 r1/3|
|1952 Summer||25||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 1,500 metres||New Zealand||NZL||7 h4 r1/3|
|1952 Summer||25||Helsinki||Athletics||New Zealand||Round One||Heat One||4||1:56.2|