Jenny Lamy

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Jenny Lamy
Medal record
Women's athletics
Competitor for  Australia
Olympic Games
Bronze 1968 Mexico City 200 metres
Commonwealth Games
Gold 1966 Kingston 4x110y relay
Gold 1970 Edinburgh 4x100 m relay
Gold 1974 Christchurch 4x100 m relay
Silver 1966 Kingston 220 yards

Jenny Lamy (born 28 February 1949) is a former Australian sprinter.

Lamy's international debut came at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica, where she won a silver medal in the 220 yards race behind countrywoman Dianne Burge and shared in a sprint relay gold medal.

Still a junior at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City she won a bronze medal in 200 metres behind the Polish gold medalist Irena Szewińska and another Australian, Raelene Boyle.

Lamy went on to compete in two further Commonwealth Games, winning gold-medals on each occasion as part of the Australian 4x100 metres relay teams.

In her career, she won three Australian national championships: the 200 m in 1967 and the 100 m/200 m sprint double in 1969.

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