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Full NameDiane Coates
First NameDiane
Last NameCoates
Birth NameDiane Coates
ProfessionJavelin Throw
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationHeterosexual
Marital StatusMarried
Height170 cm
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthJune 25,1932
Age87 years

Veteran Diane Coates might be living a well-retired life today, but looking back at her youth and early days, what a truly inspiring life she lived that set motivating examples for a lot of thousands of people in Great Britain.

Coates might not be known much in the public today since she maintains to keep her personal life affair private, but her contribution to the women's javelin throw in the 1952 Olympics is still considered remarkable in Britain's history of the javelin throw.

Diane Coates's Personal Life

An athlete in the 1952 Olympic Games held in Finland.

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Born and raised in the era of World War II and II, Diane is a retired former javelin thrower. The veteran competed in the Olympic Games held in the year 1952 which took place in Finland's largest stadium, Helsinki Olympic Stadium which is still in use for major big sports and musical events.

Diane Coates was born in 1932 amidst world war I. She is Cancer by her birth sign as she was born on 25th June in Great Britain. As a national javelin throw professional and national player, Diane represented Britain in the 1952 Summer Olympics.

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Although she couldn't win any medal by her participation at the big sports event, her hard work was appreciated enough by the public and the government of Great Britain.

Diane Coates's Husband

The veteran is a married woman. But after the world war II broke down and ended and also after her participation in the 1952 Olympic events, she decided to keep her personal life close to her vest.

Not much detail information regarding her husband and married life is known to the public. On the other hand, details regarding her children and past affairs history are not disclosed to the public either. 

Diane Coates' Net Worth

Even though athletes in the 50's didn't make a hefty sum comparatively to what athletes make in the modern days, they still made an impressive amount of earning. One of the highest earning athletes in the 50s is considered Mickey Mantle who made an earning of $100,000 which is counted as $1 million in today's values. 

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Moreover, on the average, wage workers made $20 per weekly which can be calculated to $450 in today's money value. Undoubtedly, Diane Coates made no less than $50,000. Besides, the retired athlete, today, receives her pension money for serving the British government in the sports field.

Diane Coates's Body Measurements

The aged Diane Coates prolly weighs around 60 kg. But during her youth days, the young and energetic Diane Coates stood at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 70 kg. 

Diane Coates Quick Facts

  • Diane Coates was born on 25th June 1932.
  • She represented Great Britain in Summer Olympics held in Finland.
  • Coates was a javelin throw player by profession.
  • Diane was born amidst the era of world war I and lived world war II.
  • Diane Coates is one of the famous javelin throwers in the history of Great Britain.
  • She is a Cancer by her birth sign.


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Updated On Fri Aug 16 2019 Published On Fri Aug 16 2019 By jessica