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Margaret Girvan

Full name: Margaret Therese Girvan
Gender: Female
Born: October 2, 1932
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Margaret Girvan had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Elenor Gordon and Margaret McDowell), 3rd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards Freestyle, 3rd in the 1950 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Elenor Gordon and the non-Olympian Elizabeth Turner). Girvan also competed in the 1950 British Empire Games 110 yards Backstroke and finished fifth. In the 1950 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle as well as 1950 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle she was eliminated in the heats. In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 110 yards Freestyle she was eliminated in the heats and in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards Freestyle she was again eliminated in the heats. At the British Empire Games she competed for Scotland.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle Great Britain GBR 5 h4 r1/2
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Great Britain GBR 8

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Four 5 5:23.6

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming Great Britain GBR Final 8 4:35.8 1:09.4 3:27.2
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 4 QU 4:34.6 1:08.6 2:16.9