Val Norris-Buffham

Val Norris (Buffham) began gymnastics at the age of 15 and represented Australia at the 1964 Tokyo and 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games. She was a four-time National Champion and a City of Cockburn Sports Hall of Fame inaugural inductee.

After retiring from international competition, Norris-Buffham stayed involved in gymnastics as a coach, judge, mentor and a lifetime member of Gymnastics WA.

Olympic Results

1968 Mexico City

Beam - Women
Final 17.00pts (62nd)
Final Placing 62 / 101
Floor - Women
Final 17.45pts (70th)
Final Placing 70 / 101
Individual All-Around - Women
Final 66.60pts (70th)
Final Placing 70 / 101
Uneven Bars - Women
Final 16.60pts (78th)
Final Placing 78 / 101
Vault - Women
Final 17.80pts (58th)
Final Placing 117 / 124

1964 Tokyo

Individual All-Around - Women
Final 69.430pts (70th)
Final Placing 70 / 83
Team Competition - Women
Final 342.235pts (10th)
Final Placing 10 / 10