Year of Birth: 1928

Category: Athlete

Year of Induction: 2011

 

 


Honours:

Viola Myers was a member of bronze medal winning women’s 4×100 relay (47.8) at the 1948 Olympics in London. She was also 4th place in the women’s 100, in a time of 12.3.

Best times of 12.2 (100m) – 1948 and 25.8 (200m) – 1949

Ran for Malvernette A.C. Toronto

  • Set Canadian Record in 60m (outdoors) 7.5 (1948) record – held outright or tied until 1973.
  • Set Canadian Record in 80m (Outdoors) 10.2 (1944) until event discontinued in the late 40’s/early 50’s. Placed 5th at the U.S. Women’s Championships in the 100m in 1946.
  • Part of Malvernettes 4×110 yds. team that won U.S. Championships in 1946 in a time of 50.0.