Australian Aths History
Verna JOHNSTON (WA)
Female       b. 18 Mar 1930 d. 4 Apr 2010
Competition   Event Position Result
International Competition
1950 Commonwealth Games  100 yards 3/17 Ht3 1st 11.1; SF1 2nd 11.1; Final 3rd 11.1
  220 yards 5/17 Ht3 3rd 25.4; SF1 2nd 25.6; Final 5th 25.3
  440 yards medley relay 1 Final 1st 47.9
  660 yards medley relay 1 Final 1st 1:13.4
  Long Jump 4/11 4th 18'2¼"(5.54m)
1952 Olympic Games  4 x 100 metres 5 Ht1 1st 46.1(46.22); Final 5th 46.6 (46.86) (Dropped baton at last change)
  Long Jump 8/34 Qual 5.58m; Final 8th 5.74m
 
National Competition
1947-48 Aust. T & F  Long Jump 2 5.59m
1949-50 Aust. T & F  100 yards 3 10.9
  Long Jump 2 5.24m
1951-52 Aust. T & F  220 yards 3 25.5(est)
  Long Jump 1 17'11"(5.46m)

 

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