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Violet Webb

Full name: Violet Blanche Webb (-Simpson)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: February 3, 1915 in Willesden, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: May 27, 1999 in Northwood, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Ladies Polytechnic Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Mother of Janet Simpson; Mother-in-law of Philippe Clerc.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Violet Webb had the following podium finishes at major championships\: 3rd in the 1932 Olympics 4×100 metres Relay; 3rd in the 1934 British Empire Games Long Jump. She also competed in the 1934 British Empire Games 80 metres hurdles, but was eliminated in the heats. In the British Empire Games she competed for England.

Personal Best\: 80H – 11.7 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR 5
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR 5 h1 r2/3

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T L
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Athletics Great Britain Final 5 11.9 5
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 2 QU 12.1
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 5 11.8w
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 1 QU 11.8

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) L
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Athletics Great Britain GBR Final Standings 3 47.6 5