Doris Morgan

South African athlete

Doris Morgan (born c. 1910s) was a South African track and field athlete specialized in the sprint and middle-distance running events. She represented South Africa at international competitions.[1]

Doris Morgan
Personal information
NationalitySouth African
Bornc. 1910s
SportTrack and field athletics
Middle distance

Morgan competed in three events at the 1934 British Empire Games. In the 110–220–110 yards relay event she finished with Marjorie Clark and Barbara Clark in fourth place. Individually she finished fifth in the 880 Yard event. She also competed in the 100 yards event.[2] Later in August 1934, she competed at the 1934 Women's World Games in London. In the 800 metres event she reached the final,[3] where she finished fifth.[4]

References change

  1. Steenkamp, R. (2019). "An exploration of the factors contributing to gender inequality in athletics participation and leadership" (PDF). (in Dutch). Retrieved 27 June 2022.
  2. "Doris Morgan". Archived from the original on 21 August 2022. Retrieved 28 July 2022.
  3. "De werdeldspelen voor vrouwen". Nieuwsblad van het Noorden (in Dutch). 10 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. "Duitschland wint te Londen". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). 12 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.