Maeve Esther Enid Kyle, OBE, née Shankey, (born 6 October 1928, County Kilkenny), is an Irish Olympic athlete and hockey player. She competed in the 100m and 200m in the Melbourne Olympics and subsequently in the Rome Olympics and Tokyo Olympics (where she reached the semi-finals of both the 400m and 800m). She took bronze in the 400m at the 1966 European Indoor Athletics Championships in Dortmund. Kyle briefly attended Kilkenny College where her father C.G. Shankey was headmaster, before attending Alexandra College and finally, Trinity College, Dublin. She is the granddaughter of William Thrift.

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  • Maeve Esther Enid Kyle, OBE, née Shankey, (born 6 October 1928, County Kilkenny), is an Irish Olympic athlete and hockey player. She competed in the 100m and 200m in the Melbourne Olympics and subsequently in the Rome Olympics and Tokyo Olympics (where she reached the semi-finals of both the 400m and 800m). She took bronze in the 400m at the 1966 European Indoor Athletics Championships in Dortmund. Kyle briefly attended Kilkenny College where her father C.G. Shankey was headmaster, before attending Alexandra College and finally, Trinity College, Dublin. She is the granddaughter of William Thrift. In hockey, she gained 58 Irish caps as well as representing three of the four Irish provinces (Leinster, Munster and Ulster) at different stages of her career. She was named in the World All Star team in 1953 and 1959. She was also a strong competitor in tennis, swimming, sailing and cricket and now works as a coach to many athletes. She is chair of Coaching NI. In 2006 she was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of the University (DUniv) from the University of Ulster. Maeve Kyle was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2006 Coaching Awards in London in recognition of her work with athletes at the Ballymena and Antrim Athletics Club. Earlier in 2006 she was one of 10 players who were initially installed into Irish hockey's Hall of Fame. She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2008 New Year Honours. (en)
  • Maeve Kyle (Maeve Esther Enid Kyle, geb. Shankey; * 6. Oktober 1928 in Kilkenny) ist eine ehemalige irisch-britische Sprinterin und Mittelstreckenläuferin. Sie startete bei den Olympischen Spielen und Europameisterschaften für Irland und bei den Commonwealth Games für Nordirland. Bei den Olympischen Spielen 1956 in Melbourne schied sie über 100 m und 200 m im Vorlauf aus. 1958 kam sie bei den British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff mit der nordirischen 4-mal-110-Yards-Stafette auf den sechsten Platz; über 100 Yards und 220 Yards kam sie nicht über die erste Runde hinaus. Bei den Olympischen Spielen 1960 im Rom scheiterte sie über 100 m und 200 m erneut in der ersten Runde. 1962 wurde sie bei den Leichtathletik-Europameisterschaften in Belgrad Sechste über 400 m und schied über 800 m im Vorlauf aus. Bei den Olympischen Spielen 1964 in Tokio erreichte sie über beide Distanzen das Halbfinale. 1966 gewann sie bei den Europäischen Hallenspielen in Dortmund Bronze über 400 m. Bei den EM in Budapest kam sie über 400 m und 800 m nicht über die erste Runde hinaus. Bei den British Commonwealth Games 1970 in Edinburgh wurde sie Achte über 400 m und Siebte in der 4-mal-100-Meter-Staffel. 1961 wurde sie Englische Meisterin über 440 Yards. (de)
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  • Maeve Esther Enid Kyle, OBE, née Shankey, (born 6 October 1928, County Kilkenny), is an Irish Olympic athlete and hockey player. She competed in the 100m and 200m in the Melbourne Olympics and subsequently in the Rome Olympics and Tokyo Olympics (where she reached the semi-finals of both the 400m and 800m). She took bronze in the 400m at the 1966 European Indoor Athletics Championships in Dortmund. Kyle briefly attended Kilkenny College where her father C.G. Shankey was headmaster, before attending Alexandra College and finally, Trinity College, Dublin. She is the granddaughter of William Thrift. (en)
  • Maeve Kyle (Maeve Esther Enid Kyle, geb. Shankey; * 6. Oktober 1928 in Kilkenny) ist eine ehemalige irisch-britische Sprinterin und Mittelstreckenläuferin. Sie startete bei den Olympischen Spielen und Europameisterschaften für Irland und bei den Commonwealth Games für Nordirland. 1962 wurde sie bei den Leichtathletik-Europameisterschaften in Belgrad Sechste über 400 m und schied über 800 m im Vorlauf aus. Bei den Olympischen Spielen 1964 in Tokio erreichte sie über beide Distanzen das Halbfinale. 1961 wurde sie Englische Meisterin über 440 Yards. (de)
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