Doreen Porter

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Doreen Porter
Doreen Porter and autograph hunters.jpg
Doreen Porter and autograph hunters
Personal information
Born21 July 1941 (1941-07-21) (age 79)
Event(s)100 yards
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  New Zealand
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 1962 Perth 100 yards
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Perth 4 x 110 yards relay

Doreen Helen Porter (born 21 July 1941) later Doreen Porter-Shann is a former New Zealand sprinter.


At the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games she won the silver medal in the women's 100 yards. She also won a bronze medal as part of the women's 4 x 110 yards relay team. Her teammates in the relay were Nola Bond, Molly Cowan and Avis McIntosh.

Porter competed in one Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964 making the quarter-final and semi-final of the 100 and 200 metres respectively.[1]