Patty Loverock
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Patty Loverock

Patty Loverock
Personal information
NationalityCanadian
Born (1953-02-21) 21 February 1953 (age 67)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sport
SportSprinting
100 metres, 200 metres, sprint relay

Patty Loverock (born 21 February 1953) is a Canadian sprinter. She competed in the women's 100 metres and 200 metres at the 1976 Summer Olympics, where she got to the semi-finals in both events. She set a Canadian record of 23.03 in her quarter-final of the women's 200 metres. Loverock ran second leg of the women's 4 x 100 metres relay at the Montreal Olympics, the team set a Canadian and Commonwealth record of 43.17 second finishing in 4th place.

She finished second in the 1975 Pan American Games 100 metres and third in the 4 × 100 metres relay. Patty would take a bronze medal at the World Student Games in Rome. At the 1971 Pan American Games Loverock finished eighth in the 200 metres. She would finished eighth in the 200 metres at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch.[1] She won a bronze medal in the 4 x 100 relay at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games and a silver medal in the same event at the 1978 Games in Edmonton. She won a silver and bronze medal in the 4 x 100 metres relay at two Pacific Conference Games in 1973 and 1977. In 1978 she set a world indoor record for 60 yards, with a time of 6.78. Patty also set the Canadian record for the 100 metres with at time of 11.34, in 1975.[2]

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Patty Loverock Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ http://www.bcsportshalloffame.com/inductees/inductees/bio?id=201&type=person.

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