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Dennis Ford

Full name: Dennis George Ford
Gender: Male
Born: February 3, 1931 in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Died: January 1, 2009 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Husband of Moira Abernethy.

Biography

Dennis Ford had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with Graham Johnston, Peter Duncan, and Billy Steuart). In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 110 yards freestyle Ford was eliminated in the heats.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle South Africa RSA 4 h8 r1/3
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle South Africa RSA 5 h2 r2/3
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle South Africa RSA 3 h5 r1/2
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay South Africa RSA 7
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle South Africa RSA 6 h3 r1/3
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay South Africa RSA 8

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Round One Heat Eight 4 1:01.3
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Swimming South Africa Round One Heat Three 6 59.5

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 4:53.6
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Round One Heat Three 2 QU 4:50.2

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Round One Heat Five 3 19:27.6

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming South Africa RSA Final 7 8:55.1 2:14.7 4:29.4
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming South Africa RSA Round One Heat Two 3 QU 8:58.7 2:14.0 4:29.3
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Swimming South Africa RSA Final 8 8:49.5 2:13.6 6:36.6
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Swimming South Africa RSA Round One Heat One 4 QU 8:43.0 2:12.5 6:30.8