JULIE WHITE

JULIE WHITE

Sixteenyearold Julie White placed 10th in the high jump at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, clearing 1.87 metres.

She also established a Canadian indoor high jump record of 1.86 metres at the Toronto Star Indoor Games in 1976.

Julie won the bronze medal in the high jump at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alta.

She established a Canadian junior pentathlon record with 3,998 points in 1978 and was the national indoor pentathlon champion in 1982. The high jump, 100metre hurdles, shot put, long jump and 800metre form the pentathlon event.

Julie set a Canadian junior high jump record of 1.84 metres in 1975, a record which stood until February, 1988.

White, a graduate of Brampton Centennial Secondary School, established a Peel senior high jump record of 1.6 metres in 1974.

She received provincial championship certificates for the high jump in 1975,1977, 1978 and 1979. Julie set an Ontario Federation of Secondary School high jump record of 1.84 metres in 1975 and broke her record by clearing 1.88 metres in 1977.

Her last international competition was the World Student Games in Edmonton in 1983. An ankle injury, which required surgery in October 1983, prematurely ended her track career.

She attended Boston University from 1980 to 1985, graduating with a management degree. While at Boston, she competed in the heptathlon, a twoday event which includes the 100metre hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200metres, long jump, javelin and 800 metres.

Inducted November 16, 1988