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Louise Fawcett

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Louise Fawcett

Louise Fawcett
Personal information
Nationality British
Born 1904
Died 1990
Country United Kingdom
Sport Javelin throw, discus throw
Retired yes
Achievements and titles
World finals 1926 Women's World Games - silver, javelin
Regional finals

Middlesex County Javelin Champion 1931 - 35
Middlesex County Javelin Champion 1931 - 33

Middlesex County Discus Champion 1931 - 33
National finals

British Javelin Champion 1926 - 31

British Discus Champion 1930

Louise Fawcett (1904 − 1990) was a British javelin and discus thrower. Fawcett was educated at Hammersmith Technical School and married Leslie Leon Stenning in 1937. As a member of the British Athletic Team she participated in a number of international competitions including the Fédération Sportive Féminine Internationale second Women's World Games in Sweden (1926), in Brussels (1927), England, Prague, Berlin (1930), Birmingham, London and Barcelona (1936).


  • Fédération Sportive Féminine Internationale Women's World Games: silver at javelin throw[1]
  • English Championship Javelin Record 1926 & 1931[2]
  • English Championship Discus Record 1930[2]
  • Middlesex County Javelin Championship 1931 - 33
  • Middlesex County Discus Championship 1931 - 33
  • British Javelin Champion 1926 - 31
  • British Javelin Record Holder 1926 - 30 (103 ft 7in or 49.1744m)
  • British Discus Champion 1930
  • British Discus Record Holder 1930 - 33 (106 ft 1112in or 61.5188m)
  • Middlesex County Javelin Record Holder 1931 - 34
  • Middlesex County Discus Champion 1931 - 35
  • Middlesex County Discus Record Holder 1931 - 35
  • Middlesex County Shot Putt Champion 1934 - 35
  • Second in Women's Amateur Athletic Association Indoor Shot Putt Championship 1935 - 36
  • Southern Counties Javelin Champion 1932 - 34
  • Southern Counties Javelin Record Holder 1932 - 34
  • Southern Counties Discus Champion 1935
  • Southern Counties Discus Record Holder 1935
  • Middlesex Championships 1936; First in Javelin, First in Shot Putt, Second in Discus
  • Southern Counties Championships 1936; Record for Javelin (103 ft 534in)
  • Member of the Empire Games Team, London 1934

A Photograph taken circa 1926 Polytechnic of Central London


  1. ^ "FSFI Women's World Games". 2007. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "British Athletics Championships 1919-1939". 2007. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 
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