Full name: Mabel Elizabeth Walker (-Thornton)
Height: 5-1 (155 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: December 11, 1928 in Camden, Alabama, United States
Affiliations: Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee (USA)
Country: United States
Mabel Walker grew up in a small town in Alabama where she competed for Camden Academy. She was later a sprinter for Tuskegee Institute. She won the 1948 Olympic Trials at 100 metres, and was AAU champion that year in the 50 metres. Specializing in the very short sprint, she was third in the 50 metres at the 1947 AAU Meet, and the 1948 AAU Indoors. In 2010 she was inducted into the Mobile (Alabama) Sports Hall of Fame.
Personal Best: 100 â 12.3 (1948).
|1948 Summer||19||London||Athletics||Women's 100 metres||United States||USA||3 h4 r1/3|
|1948 Summer||19||London||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 100 metres Relay||United States||USA||3 h3 r1/2|
|1948 Summer||19||London||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Four||3||12.8|
|1948 Summer||19||London||Athletics||United States||USA||Round One||Heat Three||3||48.5||at 0.73|