Jenny Lamy
Jenny Lamy
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Australia
Olympic Games
Bronze medal - third place 200 metres
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal - first place 4x110y relay
Gold medal - first place 4x100 m relay
Gold medal - first place 4x100 m relay
Silver medal - second place 220 yards

Jenny Lamy (born 28 February 1949) is a former Australian sprinter.

Lamy's international debut came at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica, where she won a silver medal in the 220 yards race behind countrywoman Dianne Burge and shared in a sprint relay gold medal.

Still a junior at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City she won a bronze medal in 200 metres behind the Polish gold medalist Irena Szewi?ska and another Australian, Raelene Boyle.

Lamy went on to compete in two further Commonwealth Games, winning gold-medals on each occasion as part of the Australian 4 × 100 metres relay teams.

In her career, she won three Australian national championships: the 200 m in 1967 and the 100 m/200 m sprint double in 1969.

She received an Australian Sports Medal in 2000 and was inducted into the Athletics Australia Hall of Fame in 2014.[1][2]

Notes

  1. ^ "LAMY, Jennifer". It's an Honour. Retrieved 2014. 
  2. ^ "Quartet of stars inducted to Athletics Australia Hall of Fame". Australian Olympic Committee. 24 October 2014. Retrieved 2014. 

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