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Lillian Young

Full name: Lillian Young
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: March 25, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Forestville Playground
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Lillian Young ran for Forestville Playground in Chicago and attended Chicago Teachers’ College. She competed at the 1948 Olympics in both the 100 and the long jump, after placing second in the long jump and third in the 100 at the US Olympic Trials. Young was on the podium several times at the AAUs, but her only major win was the 1947 AAU Junior Nationals long jump.

Personal Bests: 100 – 12.6 (1948); LJ – 5.425 (1948).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 20 London Athletics Women's 100 metres United States USA 3 h5 r1/3
1948 Summer 20 London Athletics Women's Long Jump United States USA AC QR

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1948 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Five 3 13.0

Women's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1948 Summer 20 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round AC NM
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