Angela Littlewood
Personal information
Born (1949-09-24) 24 September 1949 (age 72)
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ClubCambridge Harriers, Bexleyheath

Angela Mary Littlewood (born 24 September 1949 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire) is a female retired English shot putter.

Athletics career

Her personal best put was 17.53 metres, achieved in July 1980 in the Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics.[1] This places her fifth on the British outdoor all-time list, behind Judy Oakes, Myrtle Augee, Meg Ritchie and Venissa Head. It was the British record at the time.[2] She represented England in the shot put event, at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.[3] Four years later she represented England again in the shot put event, at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[4][5]

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1978 Commonwealth Games Edmonton, Canada 5th [6]
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 13th 17.53 NR[7]
1982 Commonwealth Games Brisbane, Australia 5th


  1. ^ "Olympic Profile". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020.
  2. ^ UK All-Time Lists: Women - Throws - GBR Athletics
  3. ^ "1978 Athletes". Team England.
  4. ^ "1982 Athletes". Team England.
  5. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  6. ^ 1978 Commonwealth Games, women's athletics results Archived 2010-12-23 at WebCite - Sporting Heroes
  7. ^ Women Shot Put Olympic Games Moscow 1980