Australian Aths History
Shirley DE LA HUNTY (Strickland) (WA)
Female       b. 18 Jul 1925 d. 17 Feb 2004
IAAF Profile
Competition   Event Position Result
International Competition
1948 Olympic Games  100 metres 3/38 Ht2 1st 12.4[^12.63]; SF1 2nd 12.4; Final 3rd 12.2[^12.59]
  200 metres 4/33 Ht4 2nd 25.8(+1.8); SF2 1st 24.9(+3.4); Final 4th 25.2(0.0) (Photo finish shows 3rd place)
  80 metres Hurdles 3/21 Ht3 2nd 11.9(+0.3); SF2 1st 11.7; Final 3rd 11.4(+1.9)
  4 x 100 metres 2 Ht1 2nd 48.0[^48.06]; Final 2nd 47.6[^47.69]
1950 Commonwealth Games  100 yards 2/17 Ht2 1st 10.9; SF2 1st 10.9; Final 2nd 11.0
  220 yards 2/17 Ht2 1st 25.3; SF2 1st 24.6; Final 2nd 24.5
  80 metres Hurdles 1/10 Ht1 1st 11.4; Final 1st 11.6
  440 yards medley relay 1 Final 1st 47.9
  660 yards medley relay 1 Final 1st 1:13.4
1952 Olympic Games  100 metres 3/56 Ht9 1st 12.0(12.20); QF4 2nd 12.0(12.28); SF2 2nd 11.9(12.17); Final 3rd 11.9(12.12)
  200 metres Ht5 Did not compete
  80 metres Hurdles 1/33 Ht1 1st 11.0(11.24); SF1 1st 10.8(11.16); Final 1st 10.9(11.01)
  4 x 100 metres 5 Ht1 1st 46.1(46.22); Final 5th 46.6 (46.86) (Dropped baton at last change)
1955 Universiade  100 metres 1 1st 11.3(+1.4)
  200 metres 3 3rd 24.5
  80 metres Hurdles 1 1st 11.1
1956 Olympic Games  100 metres 14/37 Ht4 3rd 11.9 (11 .86)(+2.4)
  80 metres Hurdles 1/25 Ht2 1st 10.8 (11.02)(-1.5); SF1 1st 10.8 (10.89)(+0.9); Final 1st 10.7 (10.96)(-1.3)
  4 x 100 metres 1 Ht1 1st 44.9 (45.00); Final 1st 44.5 (44.65)
 
National Competition
1947-48 Aust. T & F  100 yards 2
  220 yards 2 25.0(est)
  90 yards Hurdles 1 11.6
1949-50 Aust. T & F  100 yards 2 10.9
  220 yards 2 25.0(est)
  440 yards 1 57.4
  80 metres Hurdles 1 11.7
1951-52 Aust. T & F  100 yards 2 10.6(est)(wa)
  440 yards 1 59.4
  80 metres Hurdles 1 11.2
1955-56 Aust. T & F  100 yards 2 11.0
  440 yards 1 60.0

 

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