Lillian Palmer (athlete), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lillian Palmer (athlete)

athletics competitor

Date of Birth: 23-Jun-1913

Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Death: 01-Mar-2001

Profession: sprinter

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Lillian Palmer (athlete)

  • Lillian Emily Palmer (later Alderson, June 23, 1913 – March 28, 2001) was a Canadian athlete who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics.
  • She was born and died in Vancouver, British Columbia.In 1932 she competed in the 4×100 metres where she won the silver medal with her team mates Mildred Fizzell, Mary Frizzel and Hilda Strike who had won the silver medal in the 100 metres.
  • At the 1934 Empire Games she was a member of the Canadian relay team which won the gold medal in the 220-110-220-110 yards competition.
  • In the 220 yards event she finished fourth.
  • At the 1934 Women's World Games in London she was captain of the Canadian team and flag bearer at the opening ceremony, she finished fourth in the 200 metres event.

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