Awards & Winners

Mary Rand

Date of Birth 10-February-1940
Place of Birth Wells, Somerset
(United Kingdom, England, Mendip)
Nationality United Kingdom, United States of America
Also know as Mary Denise Rand, Mary Bignal, Mary Denise Bignal-Rand
Profession Athlete
Mary Denise Rand, MBE, is a former English track and field athlete. She won the gold medal in the long jump at the 1964 Summer Olympics by breaking the world record, becoming the first-ever British female to win an Olympic gold medal in a track and field event. She remains the only Great Britain female athlete to win three medals in a single Games.

Awards by Mary Rand

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award

Nominations 1964 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award