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Birth name
  
Valerie Ailsa Morgan

Sport
  
Track and field

Country
  
New Zealand


Weight
  
68 kg (150 lb)

Height
  
1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)

Name
  
Valerie Morgan

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Born
  
17 October 1943 (age 80) (
1943-10-17
)

Event(s)
  
100 m, 200 m, long jump

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Valerie Ailsa Dillimore (née Morgan, born 17 October 1943) is a former New Zealand athlete. A sprinter, she represented New Zealand as a 16-year-old at the 1960 Rome Olympics. In the 100 m she clocked 12.61 s in her heat and progressed to the quarterfinals, where she ran 12.66 s and did not progress further. She ran her 200 m heat in 25.39 s and was eliminated.

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In 1960 she was the New Zealand 100 yards and 220 yards champion, and the following year was the national long jump champion with a leap of 5.79 m.

A former student of Waihi Central School, she officially opened the school's new hall in 2012.

References

Valerie Morgan Wikipedia


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