Suzanne Allday

Suzanne Allday-Goodison (26 November 1934 – 26 July 2017) was an English female discus thrower and shot putter. She was born in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex.[1]

Suzanne Allday
Personal information
Full nameSuzanne Allday-Goodison
Born(1934-11-26)26 November 1934
Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, England, UK
Died26 July 2017(2017-07-26) (aged 82)
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Representing  England
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1954 Vancouver Discus Throw
Gold medal – first place 1958 Cardiff Discus Throw
Silver medal – second place 1958 Cardiff Shot Put
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Perth Shot Put

Athletics careerEdit

She represented Great Britain at three Summer Olympics: 1952, 1956 and 1960. She married hammer thrower Peter Allday, and was affiliated with the Brighton Ladies Athletic Club and the Spartan Ladies Athletic Club during her career.

In 1954 she won the first of four medals for England at the Commonwealth Games. The first was a silver medal in the discus at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.

She represented England at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff winning a gold medal in the discus and a silver medal in the shot put.[2][3]

Four years later she won a bronze medal in the shot put at the 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Australia.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  3. ^ "1954 Athletes". Team England.
  4. ^ "1962 Athletes". Team England.