Daphne Arden

Daphne Arden (married Slater; born 29 December 1941) is a British athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.

Daphne Arden
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Tokyo 4x100 metre relay
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Belgrade 4×100 m relay
Representing  England
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 1962 Perth 4×110 yd relay
Silver medal – second place 1966 Kingston 4×110 yd relay

Athletics careerEdit

She competed for Great Britain in the 1964 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan in the 200 metres, finishing 8th in the final; and in the 4 x 100 metres, where she won the bronze medal with her team mates Janet Simpson, long jump gold medallist Mary Rand and Dorothy Hyman.

She represented England and won a silver medal in the 4 × 110 yards relay at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth, Australia.[1] She repeated the achievement fours years later by winning another silver at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica.[2]


  1. ^ "1962 Athletes". Team England.
  2. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.