Michele Brown (athlete)

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Michele Brown
Personal information
Full nameMichele Mary Brown
Born3 July 1939 (1939-07-03) (age 80)

Michele Mary Brown (née Mason; born 3 July 1939) is an Australian athlete, who competed mainly in the high jump during her career.

She competed for Australia at the 1964 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan where she won the silver medal in the women's high jump event. She was the second female athlete ever to jump over six feet, after Iolanda Balaș.

Brown was inducted into the Athletics Australia Hall of Fame in 2010.[1]


  1. ^ "Athletics Australia Hall of Fame". Athletics Australia. Athletics Australia.

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