Jenny Meldrum

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Jenny Wingerson
Jenny Meldrum 1964.jpg
Jenny Meldrum at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born 12 April 1943 (1943-04-12) (age 74)
Southampton, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hurdles, pentathlon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 80 mH – 10.8 (1964)
Pentathlon – 4774 (1968)

Jennifer Anne "Jenny" Meldrum (née Wingerson on 12 April 1943) is a retired hurdler, shotputter, long jumper and pentathlete from England, who represented Canada at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics in the 80 metre hurdles and pentathlon. She won a silver medal at the 1963 Pan American Games and a bronze at the 1966 Commonwealth Games in the 80 m hurdles. She won two more silver medals at the 1967 Pan American Games in the pentathlon and 4×100 metre relay. At the 1970 Commonwealth Games Meldrum won a bronze in the pentathlon.[1]


  1. ^ Jenny Wingerson-Meldrum Archived 25 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine.. sports-reference