Isobel Quita Barber

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 09 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7266
  1. Judith Taylor

Isobel Barber (née Shivas, known as “Quita”) was a naturally gifted sprinter, who fulfilled her athletics ambition by being selected to represent Britain at the Olympics before retiring to concentrate on her medical career.

As a student, she experienced much athletic success, including a gold medal at the world student games in …

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