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Ethel Smith (athlete)

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Full name  Ethel May Smith
Height  1.65 m
Sport  Running
Weight  54 kg
Name  Ethel Smith
Club  Toronto
Role  Olympic athlete

Ethel Smith (athlete)
Born  July 5, 1907Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died  December 31, 1979, Toronto, Canada
Olympic medals  Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres
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Ethel May Smith (July 5, 1907 – December 31, 1979) was a sprinter from Canada who won a bronze medal in the 100 m at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. At the same games she helped the Canadian national team win the 4 × 100 m relay.

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Smith was born into a poor family and quit school in the eighth grade to work at the Toronto's Garment District. She won the 220 yards at the national championships in 1927 and the 60 yards at the Ontario Championships in 1929. The same year she retired from competitions.


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