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Marilyn Neufville

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameMarilyn Fay•Neufville
Used nameMarilyn•Neufville
Born16 November 1952 in Hectors River (JAM)
Measurements165 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsCalifornia Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
NOC Jamaica

Biography

Marilyn Neufville had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1971 Pan American Games 400 metres, 3rd in the 1971 Pan American Games 4×400 metres Relay (with Ruth Williams, Yvonne Saunders, and the non-Olympian Beverly Franklin).

Moved from Jamaica at an early age and competed for Great Britain where she grew up. She switched to Jamaica shortly before the 1970 Commonwealth Games in a move which was controversial.

Personal Best: 400 – 51.02 (1970).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics JAM Marilyn Neufville
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Jamaica DNS
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics JAM Marilyn Neufville
400 metres, Women (Olympic) 4 h3 r1/4
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Jamaica DNS

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