Louise Fawcett

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Louise Fawcett
Personal information
Nationality British
Born 1904
Died 1990
Sport
Country United Kingdom
Sport Javelin throw, discus throw
Retired yes
Achievements and titles
World finals 1926 Women's World Games - silver, javelin
Regional finals

Middlesex County Javelin Champion 1931 - 35
Middlesex County Javelin Champion 1931 - 33

Middlesex County Discus Champion 1931 - 33
National finals

British Javelin Champion 1926 - 31

British Discus Champion 1930

Louise Fawcett (1904 − 1990) was a British javelin and discus thrower. Fawcett was educated at Hammersmith Technical School and married Leslie Leon Stenning in 1937. As a member of the British Athletic Team she participated in a number of international competitions including the Fédération Sportive Féminine Internationale second Women's World Games in Sweden (1926), in Brussels (1927), England, Prague, Berlin (1930), Birmingham, London and Barcelona (1936).

Achievements[edit]

  • Fédération Sportive Féminine Internationale Women's World Games: silver at javelin throw[1]
  • English Championship Javelin Record 1926 & 1931[2]
  • English Championship Discus Record 1930[2]
  • Middlesex County Javelin Championship 1931 - 33
  • Middlesex County Discus Championship 1931 - 33
  • British Javelin Champion 1926 - 31
  • British Javelin Record Holder 1926 - 30 (103 ft 7in or 49.1744m)
  • British Discus Champion 1930
  • British Discus Record Holder 1930 - 33 (106 ft 1112in or 61.5188m)
  • Middlesex County Javelin Record Holder 1931 - 34
  • Middlesex County Discus Champion 1931 - 35
  • Middlesex County Discus Record Holder 1931 - 35
  • Middlesex County Shot Putt Champion 1934 - 35
  • Second in Women's Amateur Athletic Association Indoor Shot Putt Championship 1935 - 36
  • Southern Counties Javelin Champion 1932 - 34
  • Southern Counties Javelin Record Holder 1932 - 34
  • Southern Counties Discus Champion 1935
  • Southern Counties Discus Record Holder 1935
  • Middlesex Championships 1936; First in Javelin, First in Shot Putt, Second in Discus
  • Southern Counties Championships 1936; Record for Javelin (103 ft 534in)
  • Member of the Empire Games Team, London 1934


A Photograph taken circa 1926 Polytechnic of Central London

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FSFI Women's World Games". GBRAthletics.com. 2007. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "British Athletics Championships 1919-1939". GBRAthletics.com. 2007. Retrieved July 20, 2012.