Sylvia Potts was a New Zealand middle-distance athlete who represented New Zealand at the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games. Sylvia also competed at the 1970 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games and again in the 1974 Commonwealth Games in her home country in Christchurch.

Sylvia memorably fell two metres from the finish of the 1500m final at the Edinburgh games while leading the race.

Read more

Tweet Share

Sylvia's Games History