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Ruth Williams-Simpson

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameRuth•Williams-Simpson
Used nameRuth•Williams-Simpson
Born19 October 1949 in ?, Saint Mary (JAM)
Measurements175 cm / 61 kg
NOC Jamaica

Biography

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

Personal Best: 400 – 52.8 (1976).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics JAM Ruth Williams
400 metres, Women (Olympic) 6 h4 r1/4
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Jamaica 5 h2 r1/2
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics JAM Ruth Simpson
400 metres, Women (Olympic) 8 h3 r2/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Jamaica DNS
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Jamaica AC h1 r1/2
1980 Summer Olympics Athletics JAM Ruth Simpson
400 metres, Women (Olympic) 7 h5 r1/3
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Jamaica 4 h1 r1/2

Special Notes