Toy Dorgan

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameToy Joan•Dorgan (-Martin)
Used nameToy•Dorgan
Born29 December 1946 in Springfield, Illinois (USA)
Measurements168 cm / 58 kg
NOC United States


Toy Dorgan was on the US national speed skating team in 1967-68. She attended the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1970. Dorgan later emigrated to Australia, marrying Australian Olympic cross-country skier Ross Martin. There she took up cross-country skiing, winning the Australian national title in that sport five times. She also began orienteering, representing Australia internationally in that sport. Dorgan-Martin became a writer, writing a series of children’s books on horses and horse riding, called the Taronga Road Riders.

Personal Bests: 500 – 47.9 (1968); 1000 – 1:39.4 (1968); 1500 – 2:33.8 (1968); 3000 – 5:17.6 (1968).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Toy Dorgan
3,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 14

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