Judy Canty

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJudith Lilian "Judy"•Canty (-Wilson)
Used nameJudy•Canty
Born5 October 1931 in Sydney, New South Wales (AUS)
Died9 July 2016 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (AUS)
Affiliations?, Victoria, (AUS) / Western Suburbs AAC, Sydney (AUS)
NOC Australia


Judy Canty competed in the long jump at the 1948 London Olympics, placing seventh. She was seventh in the event at the 1950 British Empire Games. Canty was Australian champion in long jump in 1948 and 1950. She married Denis Wilson, who ran on an Australian 4xmile relay team that set a world record in 1959.

Personal Best: LJ – 5.87 (1951).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics AUS Judy Canty
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Australia DNS
Long Jump, Women (Olympic) 7

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