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Marjory Saunders

Full name: Marjory Saunders
Gender: Female
Height: 5'4" (162 cm)
Born: March 10, 1913 in Sussex, Wiltshire, Great Britain
Died: November 26, 2010 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Archery

Biography

Marjory Saunders moved from England to British Columbia, Canada at a young age and served during World War II as a wireless operator out of the port city of Prince Rupert. Having taken up archery in her youth she became a Boy Scout leader and later established the Maple Ridge Archery Club in a town that became her lifelong home. By the time she made the Summer Olympics with the national team, in 1972, she was not only the oldest competitor from her adopted country, but the oldest archer as well. She placed 32nd in a field of 40 competitors in the women’s individual event. She made a second Olympic appearance at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, this time as a national coach and international judge. Outside of sports, she served as a member of the Maple Ridge Historical Society and, when she died at the age of 97 in November 2010, she was Canada’s oldest living former Olympic participant.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Women's Individual Canada CAN 32

Women's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Final Standings 32 1972-09-07 2,192
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Total 30 metres 33 1972-09-07 625
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Total 50 metres 33T 1972-09-07 503
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Total 70 metres 34 1972-09-07 549
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Total 90 metres 27 1972-09-07 515
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round One 31 1972-09-07 1,083
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round One 30 metres 33T 1972-09-07 311
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round One 50 metres 31 1972-09-07 256
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round One 60 metres 35 1972-09-07 267
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round One 70 metres 29 1972-09-07 249
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round Two 30T 1972-09-09 1,109
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round Two 30 metres 27T 1972-09-09 314
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round Two 50 metres 28 1972-09-09 247
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round Two 60 metres 34 1972-09-09 282
1972 Summer 59 München Archery Canada Round Two 70 metres 24 1972-09-09 266
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