Averil Williams

Averil Muriel Williams (19 March 1935 – 16 December 2019) was a British athlete. She competed in the women's javelin throw at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[2]

Averil Williams
Personal information
Full nameAveril Muriel Williams
Born(1935-03-19)19 March 1935
Essex, Great Britain
Died16 December 2019(2019-12-16) (aged 84)[1]
Event(s)Javelin throw
Medal record

She also represented England and won a bronze medal in the javelin at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, Wales.[3][4]


  1. ^ Harries, Lynette (2 March 2020). "Obituary - Averil M. Williams". Welsh Athletics. Retrieved 23 March 2020.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Averil Williams Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "1958 Athletes". Team England.