Rosemary Chrimes MMAC membership number 90168
A very modest lady who was unaware of all the masters records she holds. We are all proud to have Rosemary as a member of Midland Masters. Our thanks go to Bridget Cushen who has dug deep to compile a list of Rosemary’s achievements.
Rosemary Chrimes (nee Payne) World Records.
15 March She set a W50-54 Age Group World Indoor Shot Putt record 12.48m, then aged 52.
27 March Aged 53 she set a World Indoor High Jump record, 1.30m (4’5¼”)
World Record discus throw.
25 March Aged 54 she set a W50-54 Age Group Indoor 60m Hurdles World Record in 11.5sec.
25 March World Indoor Record triple jump, 8.42m
26 June Aged 55 she set a W55-59 World High Jump record clearing 1.36m (4’5½”)
24 July Set World record in the triple jump clearing 9.12m
24 July WR with the 3kg hammer 35.10m (115’2”)
31 July World Record Discus throw 39.72m (130’4”)
2 March World Indoor High Jump record, 1.30m (4’.3¼”)
26 March World Indoor W55-59 Age Group 60m hurdles, 11.1sec.
26 March World Indoor W55-59 High Jump record 1.36m (4’.5½”). This Age Group Record stood for over 10 years.
26 March World Indoor W55-59 Triple Jump record 8.57m. Stood for 10 years.
26 March World Indoor W55-59 Shot Putt record, 12.04m
26 September Jumped 1.30m for a World aged over 60 high jump record.
Set a World Discus record of 37.56m that was not broken until 2002 by the former East German double Olympian, Karin Illgren.
Set World W60 marks in Shot Putt 12.20m
World Record Discus throw 37.56m
1 March World Indoor High Jump record, clearing 1.30m then aged almost 64.
7 June World W70 Shot Putt record, 11.02m, record still unbroken.
8 June World W70 Discus Record 31.62m
14 June World W75 Shot Putt record 9.04m
10 June World W75 High Jump record 1.18m aged 79, record still stands.
23 times a World beater!!
Bridget Cushen May 2013
Let us remember that Rosemary is also a profoundly respected academician: a gifted piano recitalist, Commonwealth Games Gold Medal winner- and a thoroughly good natured and likeable lady! Con Phillips