Mathews, Marlene (1934–)

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Mathews, Marlene (1934–)

Australian runner. Name variations: Marlene Matthews; Marlene Willard; Marlene Judith Mathews-O'Shea. Born Feb 14, 1934, in NSW, Australia.

At Melbourne Olympics, won a bronze medal in the 200 meters and a bronze medal in the 100 meters (1956); set 6 world records; won gold medals in both sprints at the Commonwealth Games (1958).