Marjorie Okell

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Marjorie Francis Okell, later Harris (1 April 1908 – 3 October 2009) was an international track and field athlete from Great Britain. Her main event was the high jump in which she placed 6th at the 1934 Empire Games.[1] She was also British Athletics Champion in high jump in 1929 and 1931.[2] Her personal best was 1.57 metres (5 ft 1 34 in) in 1931.[1] She later became a life-president of the Women's Amateur Athletic Association (of Great Britain).[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Matthews P. and Watman M. Athletics International Vol. 17 - October 13, 2009.
  2. ^ BRITISH ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 1919-1939