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Queenie Newall

British archer

Died when: 74 years 250 days (896 months)
Star Sign: Libra


Queenie Newall

Sybil Fenton Newall (17 October 1854 – 24 June 1929), best known as Queenie Newall, was an English archer who won the gold medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.

She was 53 years old at the time, still the oldest female gold medal winner at the Olympic Games.Great Britain did not win another women's archery medal at the Olympics until 2004.

She joined the Cheltenham Archers club in 1905, and was national champion on three occasions in 1911, 1912 and 1914.

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