Sharon Gibson

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Sharon Angela Gibson (born 31 December 1961 in Mapperley, Nottinghamshire) is a retired English athlete who competed in the women's javelin throw event during her career.[1] She twice represented Great Britain at the Summer Olympics: 1984 and 1988. Gibson, a bronze medal winner at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, was affiliated with the Notts Athletic Club.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  Great Britain and  England
1982 Commonwealth Games Brisbane, Australia 7th 49.56 m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 9th 59.66 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 25th 56.00 m
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 4th 57.26 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 17th 55.98 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 3rd 58.20 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 17th 53.82 m

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