At the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964, she won bronze over 200 meters behind the American Edith McGuire (gold) and the Polish Irena Kirszenstein (silver). Over 100 m and in the 4 x 100 meter relay , she was sixth.
Marilyn Black is married to the sprinter Peter Vassella .
- Marilyn Black in the database of Athletics Australia (English)
- Marilyn Black in the database of trackfield.brinkster.net (English)
- Marilyn Black in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Black, Marilyn Mary; Vassella, Marilyn|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Australian sprinter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 20, 1944|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||New South Wales|