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Virginia Grant

Full name: Virginia Grant (-Ridpath)
Gender: Female
Born: 1937
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Virginia Grant had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 110 yards Freestyle, 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Freestyle Relay (with Beth Whittall, Gladys Priestley, and Helen Stewart); 2nd in the 1955 Pan American Games 4×100 metre freestyle (with Gladys Priestley, Helen Stewart, and Beth Whittall), 2nd in the 1955 Pan American Games 4×100 metre medley (with Lenora Fisher, Helen Stewart, and Beth Whittall), 3rd in the 1955 Pan American Games 100 metre freestyle.

In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 3×110 yards medley relay Grant finished fifth (with Lenora Fisher and the non-Olympian Margaret Stangroom).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer Melbourne Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Canada CAN 5
1956 Summer Melbourne Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Canada CAN 5

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer Melbourne Swimming Canada Final 5 1:05.4
1956 Summer Melbourne Swimming Canada Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 1:05.5
1956 Summer Melbourne Swimming Canada Round One Heat Five 3 QU 1:05.1

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1956 Summer Melbourne Swimming Canada CAN Final 5 4:28.3 1:06.6 4:28.3
1956 Summer Melbourne Swimming Canada CAN Round One Heat Two 3 QU 4:29.3 1:06.7 1:06.7
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