Mary Rand-Toomey

Great Britain

Track & Field (Long Jump/Pentathlon)

B: February 10, 1940

1964 Olympic Long Jump Champion

As Mary Rand, she became the first British woman to win an Olympic track & field gold medal when she won the long jump at the 1964 Games in Tokyo. As Mary Bignall, she was an 18 year-old silver medalist in the long jump at the 1958 Commonwealth Games. At the 1960 Olympics, she led the long jump in qualifying, but fouled twice in the final and finsihed ninth. Bignall also finish fourth in the 80 meter hurdles and ran on the 4x100 meter relay team. Four months after giving birth, Rand won bronze medals in the long jump and 4x100 meter relay at the 1962 European Championships. She captured a full set of medals at the 1964 Olympics, winning the long jump with a world record of 6.76 meters, and taking a silver medal in the pentathlon and a bronze in the relay. Rand captured the long jump at the 1966 Commonwealth Games and retired after failing to qualify for the 1968 Olympics. In 1969, she married 1968 Olympic decathlon champion Bill Toomey, they were married for 22 years.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1980 U.K. Women

4

22 1/2

N/A

Swimming
TOTALS
22 1/2
N/A
1

PERSONAL BESTS
Swimming - 50 Meters
36.9
1980 U.K. Women
Cycling - 600 Meters
1:13.0
1980 U.K. Women
Basketball
5 - 45.8
1980 U.K. Women
Canoeing - 125 Meters
42.5
1980 U.K. Women
Points Scored
22 1/2
1980 U.K. Women



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