Long standing Official and Masters Athlete Sue Dumble passes away
Long standing official and masters athlete Sue Dumble formerly Auckland and lately Tauranga died on Saturday 4 September 2021 aged 83.
Sue competed for the Massey Club and was champion athlete in her age groups at the New Zealand masters championships in the 1980’s and 1990’s all in field events.
Her first title came in 1981 in the W40 javelin throw followed in 1984 with the W40 high jump, in 1987 the W45 triple jump, 1988 the W50 hammer throw, long and triple jumps, 1993 W55 Javelin throw and pentathlon, and 1994 W55 shot put, long and triple jumps.
Sue competed at the second world veteran track and field championships in Gothenburg Sweden in 1977 in the W35 javelin throw and cross country.
She was an official at the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games officiating at the hammer throw.
Sue was secretary of Oceania Masters 1988-1990 and was chairperson of the organising committee of the successful fifth Oceania Veteran Games in Auckland in November 1990. She was a life member of Auckland Masters Athletics.
A service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held at St Thomas More Church, 17 Gloucester Road Mount Maunganui on Friday 10th September at 11 am. To view the service online go to www.oneroomstreaming. com/login, Event ID is SChamilton Password is CMERQH.