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Elaine Silburn

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameK. Elaine•Silburn (-Young)
Used nameElaine•Silburn
Born29 July 1928 in Victoria, British Columbia (CAN)
Affiliations?, Victoria (CAN)
NOC Canada


Elaine Silburn had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1950 British Empire Games 220-110-220-110 yards Relay (with Eleanor McKenzie, Pat Jones, and the non-Olympian Gerry Bemister). In the 1950 British Empire Games long jump she finished fifth and in the 220 yards she was eliminated in the heats.

Personal Bests: HJ – 1.549 (1948); LJ – 5.60 (1950).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics CAN Elaine Silburn
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Canada DNS
High Jump, Women (Olympic) 19
Long Jump, Women (Olympic) 17 r1/2

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