Mary Berkeley

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Mary Berkeley
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NationalityEnglish
Born (1965-10-03) 3 October 1965 (age 55)
Thornton Heath, Greater London
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ClubCroydon Harriers
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Mary Andray Berkeley (married name Berkeley-Agyepong (born 3 October 1965) is a female retired English long jumper.

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Athletics career

Berkeley represented Great Britain in the 1988 Summer Olympics. [1]

She represented England and won a silver medal in the long jump event, at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland. [2] [3] Four years later she England again at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand. [4] [5] [6]

Her personal best jump was 6.63 metres (21.8 ft), achieved in June 1989 in Basildon. [7] She married Francis Agyepong (a former triple jumper) and became Mary Berkeley-Agyepong. [8]

International competitions

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, United Kingdom2ndLong jump 6.40 m
1987 Universiade Zagreb, Yugoslavia7th100 m 11.53 s
10th (q)Long jump 6.20 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea29th (q)Long jump 5.04 m
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands6thLong jump 6.33 m
Universiade Duisburg, West Germany15th (q)Long jump 6.04 m (w)
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand7thLong jump 6.33 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia14th (q)Long jump 6.27 m
1991 Universiade Sheffield, United Kingdom5thTriple jump 13.36 m

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References

  1. "Olympic Profile". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. "1986 Athletes". Team England.
  3. "England team in 1986". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. "1990 Athletes". Team England.
  5. "England team in 1990". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  6. "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  7. World women's all-time best long jump (updated 2001)
  8. Mary Berkeley. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-06-19.