Vilma Charlton

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Vilma Charlton ( Vilma Belle Charlton; born December 7, 1946 in Keith , Saint Ann Parish ) is a former Jamaican sprinter .

At the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964, she was eliminated in the 4 x 100 meter relay in the preliminary run.

In 1966 she won bronze over 200 m at the Central America and Caribbean Games . At the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston , she won bronze with the Jamaican 4-by-110-yard relay; She was sixth over 100 m and seventh over 200 m.

The following year, she won another bronze medal in the 4-by-100-meter relay at the Pan American Games in Winnipeg in 1967 . Over 100 m and 200 m, she was fifth.

At the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, she failed over 100 m and 200 m in the first round. In the 4 x 100 meter relay , she was disqualified with the Jamaican team in the preliminary run.

At the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, she was disqualified again in the first round of the 4-by-100-meter relay .

Personal bests

  • 100 m: 11.66 s, 1967
  • 200 m: 23.6 s, July 9, 1967, Los Angeles

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