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Ethel Johnson

Full name: Ethel Johnson
Gender: Female
Height: 5-1.5 (157 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: October 8, 1908 in Westhoughton, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: March 30, 1964 in Westhoughton, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Affiliations: Bolton Harriers, Bolton (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Bolton schoolteacher Ethel Johnson was second in the 1934 British Empire Games 220-110-220-110 yards relay, with [Eileen Hiscock], [Nellie Halstead], and the non-Olympian Ivy Walker. Johnson also finished fifth in the 1934 British Empire Games 100 yards and sixth in the 1934 British Empire Games 220 yards. In the British Empire Games she competed for England. The Northern Counties 100 yards champion in 1927, 1928 and 1929, she won it again in Olympic year, 1932, when she also won the WAAA 100 yards title, and her time of 11.0 seconds in her heat was a British record that was not equalled until 1950 and not bettered until 1954.

Personal Best\: 100y – 11.0 (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 100 metres Great Britain GBR 5 h4 r1/3

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Four 5 13.9
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