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Lenora Fisher

Full name: Lenora Fisher (-Gilchrist)
Gender: Female
Born: January 6, 1937
Affiliations: Ocean Falls Amateur Swimming Club, Ocean Falls (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Sister-in-law of Sandy Gilchrist; Sister-in-law of Allen Gilchrist.

Biography

Lenora Fisher had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1955 Pan American Games 100 metre backstroke, 2nd in the 1955 Pan American Games 4×100 metre medley (with [Helen Stewart], [Beth Whittall], and [Virginia Grant]).

In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games she finished fourth in the 110 yards backstroke and fifth in the 3×110 yards medley relay (with [Virginia Grant] and the non-Olympian Margaret Stangroom).

Her later husband Ronald "Ron" Gilchrist was a member of the Canadian team which was eliminated in the heats of the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×220 yards freestyle relay.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 15 Helsinki Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Canada CAN 5 h2 r1/2
1952 Summer 15 Helsinki Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Canada CAN 5 h2 r1/2
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Canada CAN 7 h1 r1/2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1952 Summer 15 Helsinki Swimming Canada CAN Round One Heat Two 5 1:17.3 2:31.5 7

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 15 Helsinki Swimming Canada Round One Heat Two 5 1:22.9
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Canada Round One Heat One 7 1:17.5
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