Thrower won the gold medal in the 80-meter hurdles at the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff in 1958, ahead of the Englishwoman Carole Quinton (silver) and the Australian Gloria Wigney (bronze). At the Australian Championships she won silver in 1951, bronze in 1953 and gold in 1955, 1957 and 1959.
- Norma Thrower in the database of Athletics Australia (English)
- Norma Thrower in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Thrower, Norma Claire; Austin thrower Norma Claire|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Australian athlete|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 5, 1936|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Adelaide , South Australia|