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Betty Edwards

Full name: Elizabeth Alberta "Betty" Edwards (-Tancock)
Gender: Female
Born: February 22, 1911 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: May 28, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: University of Toronto Women's Swim Club
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Betty Edwards competed for Canada at the 1930 and 1934 British Empire Games, in addition to her 1932 Olympic appearance. In 1930, she won a silver medal as part of the Canadian 4 x 100 yards freestyle relay team (with Irene Pirie, Marjorie Linton, and the non-Olympian Peggy Bailey). In the 1930 British Empire Games Edwards also finished sixth in the 400 yards freestyle. A graduate of the University of Toronto, she was later inducted into both the University of Toronto Sports Hall of Fame and the Ontario Swimming Hall of Fame. She was a member of the administrative staff at York University from 1962-80.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle Canada CAN 3 h2 r1/3
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Canada CAN 4

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Swimming Canada Round One Heat Two 3 6:27.2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Swimming Canada CAN Final Standings 4 5:05.7
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