This champion fencer won an individual gold medal in the women's foil event at the Summer Olympics of 1956. She later competed in the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Italy.
She made her Olympic debut at the 1952 summer games in Helsinki, Finland.
She won several British Fencing Championships over the course of her career.
Born and raised in London, England, she later settled in New York, U.S.A., with her dentist husband, Dr. Donaldson.
She and German athlete Thomas Bach are both Olympic gold-medal-winning fencers.