Joslyn Hoyte-Smith
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Joslyn Hoyte-Smith
Joslyn Hoyte-Smith
Personal information
Full nameJoslyn Yvonne Hoyte-Smith
Born16 December 1954 (1954-12-16) (age 65)
Barbados
Sport
ClubDorothy Hyman Track Club

Joslyn Yvonne Hoyte-Smith (born 16 December 1954 in Barbados) is a female former British 400 metres athlete.

Athletics career

Hoyte-Smith competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, where, as part of the women's 4×400 metres relay team, she won a bronze medal.[1] She also ran in the 4 × 400 m relay team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. She was the winner of the 400m at the UK Championships in 1979, 1981 and 1983. She also won the 400m title at the AAA Championships in 1981. She represented England and won a gold medal in the 4 x 400 metres relay event, at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.[2] Four years later she represented England and won a bronze medal in the 400 metres event, at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[3][4]

She now lives in Kent, England and is currently Athlete Support Manager for Yorkshire. Hoyte-Smith is chair of the GB Olympians, the national association for Olympic athletes.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Olympic Profile". Sports Reference.
  2. ^ "1978 Athletes". Team England.
  3. ^ "1982 Athletes". Team England.
  4. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  5. ^ https://olympians.org/news/1127/oly-honours-for-olympic-legends/

External links


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