June Heath

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJune Margaret•Heath (Eastham-)
Used nameJune•Heath
Born29 June 1929
Died14 August 1993 in ?, New South Wales (AUS)
NOC Australia


June Heath was a javelin thrower who competed at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Heath was a good athlete who started out playing vigoro for a Newcastle Side. She married Ted Heath in 1948 and then took up javelin throwing after the birth of their daughter in 1950, winning the Northern District title that year. She was a multiple champion of New South Wales and set Australian records in the javelin. At the Australian Championships, Heath was second in 1956 and 1964 and third in 1963.

Personal Best: JT – 46.40 (1957).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics AUS June Heath
Javelin Throw, Women (Olympic) 19 r1/2