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Dorothy Shirley

Full name: Dorothy Ada Shirley (-Emerson)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (164 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: May 15, 1939 in Manchester, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Affiliations: Salford Harriers, Salford (GBR) / Spartan Ladies, (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Dorothy Shirley had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1960 Olympics High Jump; 2nd in the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games High Jump. She also finished fourth in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games high jump, seventh in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games high jump, and sixth in the 1970 British Commonwealth Games high jump. In the British (Empire and) Commonwealth Games she competed for England.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.74 (1969).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Women's High Jump Great Britain GBR 2T Silver
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's High Jump Great Britain GBR 20 QR

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Final Round 2T 1.71 0 0 4
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.55 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.60 metres 1T o 0 0 1 1.60
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.65 metres 1T o 0 0 2 1.65
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.68 metres 2T o 0 0 3 1.68
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.71 metres 2T o 0 0 4 1.71
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.73 metres 2T xxx 0 0 4 1.71
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 4T QU 1.65 0 0 4
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.50 metres 1T o 0 0 1 1.50
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.55 metres 3T o 0 0 2 1.55
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.60 metres 5T o 0 0 3 1.60
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.65 metres 4T o 0 0 4 1.65
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 20 1.68 2 2 6
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 9 1.68 2 2 6
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 1.50 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 1.55 metres 1T o 0 0 1 1.55
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 1.60 metres 4T o 0 0 2 1.60
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 1.65 metres 6 o 0 0 3 1.65
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 1.68 metres 8 xxo 2 2 6 1.68
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group B 1.71 metres 9 xxx 2 2 6 1.68