Marjorie Larney

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMarjorie Lea•Larney
Used nameMarjorie•Larney
Born4 January 1937 in Brooklyn, New York, New York (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsQueens Mercurettes, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Marjorie Lamey competed for the Queens Mercurettes and attended Queens College. A discus and javelin thrower, she competed at both the 1955 and 1959 Pan American Games, finishing fourth in javelin throw and sixth in discus throw in 1955 and winning a bronze in the discus and a silver in the javelin in 1959. Lamey was AAU Champion with the discus in 1954 and with the javelin in 1957-60, as well as winning the 1952 AAU and Olympic Trials with the javelin.

Personal Bests: DT – 136-8 [41.65] (1958); JT – 159-2 [48.51] (1958).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Marjorie Larney
Javelin Throw, Women (Olympic) 13
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Marjorie Larney
Discus Throw, Women (Olympic) 20 r1/2
Javelin Throw, Women (Olympic) 11

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