Sherwood, Sheila (1945–)

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Sherwood, Sheila (1945–)

English track-and-field athlete. Name variations: Sheila Parkin. Born Sheila Parkin, Oct 22, 1945; m. John Sherwood (Olympic bronze medal winner); children: David Sherwood (tennis player).

Won North of England championships in long jump (1961–67); at Mexico City Olympics, won a silver medal in the long jump (1968); placed 1st at Commonwealth games in long jump (1970).