Debbie Brill

Games year:
1969 – First Canada Summer Games – Halifax/Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Brill

1969 Canada Summer Games in Halifax-Darthmouth, Nova Scotia
Competed for Team BC - Athletics

Result:

  • High Jump - Gold

 

Career Highlights:

  • First female to employ the reverse jumping style known as the "Brill Bend"
  • Canadian record holder in high jump(senior)
  • Became the first North American woman to jump 6' 0" 
  • Commonwealth Games (1970, '78 & '82): High Jump - Gold ('70), Silver ('78) & Gold ('82)
  • Pan American Games (1971, '75 & '79): High Jump Gold ('71) & Bronze ('79)
  • Four time Olympian (1972, '76, '80* & '84)
  • Named outstanding female athlete in 1971