Through 2008, fifty-three-year-old Sybil “Queenie” Newall is the oldest woman ever to win an Olympic gold medal. Like Willy Dod, the 1908 men’s champion, Queenie Newall came from one of the oldest families in England – the Newalls are recognized by the College of Arms back to the time of Henry IV in the 14th century. Queenie was the eldest of seven daughters of John and Maria (Fenton) Newall, who maintained a large country estate at Hare Hill in Lancashire. The Fentons were also a prominent Lancashire family and Queenie’s maternal grandfather, John Fenton, twice served as the Liberal MP...
Sybil Fenton Quenni en chiffres
Londres 1908JeuxRésultatsSportÉvénementLondres 1908
1 Médaille d'OrArcheryDouble National Round