Patricia Jones (athlete)

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Olympic medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Canada
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London 4×100 m relay

Patricia Jones (born 16 October 1930 in New Westminster) is a Canadian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.

She competed for Canada in the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, United Kingdom, in the 4 × 100 metres where she won the bronze medal[1] with her team mates Viola Myers, Nancy MacKay and Diane Foster. Their 47.8-second time compares to the winning 47.5 seconds of the Netherlands and the 47.7 of the Australian team. In the individual 100 metres final she finished fifth, just behind Myers, both recording 12.3-second times against the winning 11.9-second run of Netherlands' Fanny Blankers-Koen.[2] The following year she came in third in the 100 yards at the Canadian Championships and with Eleanor McKenzie, Elaine Silburn, and non-Olympian Gerry Bemister, won the 4 x 110 yard relay. The same quartet won the bronze in the relay at the 1950 British Empire Games. Jones was eliminated in the heats of the 100 y at the same Games. She retired from active competition shortly after and was inducted into the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1991.

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