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Elenor Gordon-McKay

Full name: Helen Orr "Elenor" Gordon-McKay
Gender: Female
Born: May 10, 1933 in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Hamilton Baths ASC, Hamilton (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Elenor Gordon had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1952 Olympics 200 metres Breaststroke; 1st in the 1950 British Empire Games 220 yards Breaststroke, 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 220 yards Breaststroke, 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Margaret McDowell and Margaret Girvan), 3rd in the 1950 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Margaret Girvan and the non-Olympian Elizabeth Turner). In the British Empire Games Gordon competed for Scotland.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 15 London Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Great Britain GBR 8 h2 r2/3
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Great Britain GBR 6

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 15 London Swimming Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Two 8 3:15.8
1948 Summer 15 London Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Three 4 QU 3:13.3
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Swimming Great Britain Final 3 2:57.6
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Swimming Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 2:57.8
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Three 1 QU 2:58.6
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Swimming Great Britain Final 6 2:56.1
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat One 3 QU 2:55.4
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